Her rumoured cricketer boyfriend KL Rahul took the internet by storm as he made their relationship Instagram official with a loved-up photo on the occasion of her birthday.
The two have been dating for a while now. KL Rahul took to his Instagram,and shared two photos with his girlfriend Athiya.
In the first photo,the cricketer sported a grey t-shirt and Athiya wore a baggy pullover, while they posed in a restaurant.
The second picture had them in a goofy pose. Sharing the picture, KL Rahul wrote,
"Happy birthday my (heart emoji)."
The photo caught the attention of several celebrities and it also received over one million hits. Athiya Shetty reacted to the post and replied with a heart and world emoticon.
"Aaawww. I wish there was a banana chip emoji."
KL and Athiya have been dating for a while.
From featuring on each other's Instagram profiles to being spotted in the stadium, the couple has made several public appearances together.
However, they were never open about their relationship until Athiya's birthday.
Earlier, on KL Rahul's birthday, Athiya Shetty shared another goofy picture with her beau.
The Hero actress shared two mirror selfies with the cricketer to wish him on his birthday.
Sharing their photos, Athiya wrote, "grateful for you, happy birthday."
Athiya also accompanied her boyfriend in England, where KL Rahul was playing with the Indian Cricket team.