Not Anushka Sharma, Vamika or Akaay, but THIS personality is seen on Virat Kohli's phone wallpaper; fans are impressed

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are one of the most loved and celebrated couples. They always show their affection for each other, both on and off the field. Recently, Virat and the Indian team were in Mumbai to celebrate their T20 win. Late on July 4, he left for London to be with his family. However, what caught his fans' attention was his phone wallpaper, which did not feature Sharma or kids Vamika Kohli and Akaay Kohli. Scroll down to read more!

Virat Kohli's phone wallpaper goes viral

After celebrating the T20 World Cup in Mumbai on July 4, 2024, Virat Kohli flew out to reunite with his wife, actress Anushka, and children Vamika and Akaay. Kohli was photographed at the airport late at night, and eagle-eyed fans noticed something interesting: his mobile wallpaper. Surprisingly, it was not a picture of his wife or children. Instead, Kohli's mobile wallpaper featured Neem Karoli Baba, which left fans in awe.

Check out the video and picture here:

Fans react to Virat Kohli’s mobile wallpaper

Sharing Kohli's picture on Twitter, a fan wrote, “Baba Neem Karoli really means a lot to Virat Kohli. He has used his picture as wallpaper.” Another user said, “Virat Kohli has a wallpaper of Neem Karoli Baba on his phone… Jai Maharaj Ji.”

A third user commented, “Virat Kohli has Baba Neem Karoli wallpaper saved on his phone. He is truly a devotee.”

Who is Neem Karoli Baba?

Kohli and Anushka are devoted followers of Neem Karoli Baba, who passed away in 1973. The couple was often seen visiting his ashrams in different cities.

Baba Neem Karoli was born Lakshman Narayan Sharma in 1900 and left home soon after his marriage at the age of 11 to pursue a life free from worldly possessions. A devout follower of the Hindu deity Hanuman, he became known as Maharaj-ji.

After travelling around India as a saint, he settled in the village of Neeb Karori, often misspelled as Neem Karoli. Thus he became known as Neem Karoli Baba. At his father's request, he eventually returned to family life, having two sons and a daughter while continuing his spiritual practices.

Neem Karoli Baba's teachings and spiritual lessons fascinated the locals and eventually gained popularity in the West. In the 1960s and 1970s, many Americans visited him to learn his wisdom, especially his teachings on Bhakti Yoga.

About Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

The duo recently welcomed their second child, a son named Akaay, in London. Since then, fans have been dying to know more about the newborn. Virat and Anushka have repeatedly stressed that they want to keep their children Vamika and Akaay out of the public eye.

Recently, during an RCB interview with Mr Nags, Kohli was asked various questions including about their children Anushka Sharma, Vamika and Akaay. Talking about his newborn, the RCB player mentioned that the baby is fine, healthy and everything is fine.

Virat shared about Vamika's situation and mentioned that she had started picking up a bat and was keen to swing it, before concluding that it was ultimately her decision.

Anushka Sharma has retired from the film industry since her last appearance in 'Zero', where she starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif.

She is currently preparing for her upcoming release 'Chakda' Xpress', a biopic on the life of cricketer Jhulan Goswami.