Meet Virat Kohli’s fan Nikash Kanhar who sold off his mother’s jewellery to finance his travels

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We all know about Sachin Tendulkar’s super fan Sudhir Kumar. Sudhir is famous for his avatar which he creates during matches. He paints his body in tri-color and waves Indian flag. We have also heard about Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s crazy fan Ram Babu. But now, it’s time to meet Virat Kohli’s super fan Nikash Kanhar.

Hailing from Kandhamal district in central Odisha, the 33-year old private bus conductor has met his idol Kohli four times, the last being at the second ODI in Cuttack. Nikash was seen with the Indian flag in his hand and donning a Virat Kohli jersey in the stands. Nikash Kanhar is such a big Virat Kohli fan that he sold off his mother`s jewellery to finance his travels.

“I watch matches at Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Ranchi, Kolkata and sometimes in Punjab,” Nikash Kanhar said in an interview.

“I do not have the finances to travel across India but I want to watch every game our country plays. I have shunned the daily household chores and my responsibilities for this and my favourite Virat Kohli.

“He (Kohli) has always been very kind to me and asks me about myself whenever he sees me,” a beaming Nikash Kanhar said.