The 29-year-old batsman, who said he still cleans his own cricket shoes despite being one of the world's highest paid athletes, has in recent years become a style icon because of the beard.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sanctioned India captain Virat Kohli for repeatedly complaining to the umpires about a damp ball and then aggressively throwing it to the floor during the second test against South Africa in Pretoria.
Virat Kohli will stay with Royal Challengers Bangalore alongside South Africa's AB de Villiers, who will earn $1.7mn in the cash-rich event started by the Indian cricket board in 2008.
India captain Virat Kohli is doubtful for the fourth and final test against Australia after suffering a shoulder injury in the penultimate match in Ranchi.
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has hit out at "misogynistic" online trolls after she received abusive social media messages over her reported on-off relationship with Indian Test cricket captain Virat Kohli.