It looks like Sonam Kapoor, who was so long in denial about her relationship with Delhi-based entrepreneur Anand Ahuja, will “keep it real” in 2017. Sonam had always maintained that she was single, despite being clicked every and now and then with her beau. But now, her New Year wish for her fans seems to give it all away. The Neerja actor posted a picture with Anand and captioned it, “Happy new year folks! #keepitreal,” followed by three hearts.SEE PIC: Sonam Kapoor and rumoured beau Anand Ahuja celebrate Anil Kapoor’s birthday in London Sonam and Anand’s romance came in the spotlight when they made an appearance at Akshay Kumar’s Rustom success bash. Soon after, it was rumoured that Sonam was staying at Anand’s house in London when she went there for the premiere of her brother Harshvardhan Kapoor’s debut Mirzya.Sonam was first spotted with Anand at the Rustom success bash. But it was only after Sonam’s sister Rhea posted a photo of a family gathering on Instagram that the rumours intensified. Anand was not only at home with the Kapoor family, he even held hands with the actor in the photo.Sonam and Anand teased fans with their banter on social media. When Anand, who is a self-confessed fan of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, shared a meme of Will Smith on Instagram which read, “50 bucks? I could take out 25 women to dinner,” Sonam replied “Which women?” Friends’ comments suggested that Sonam was the woman in Anand’s life, but neither Sonam nor Anand confirmed it.advertisementThe fashionista even promoted Anand’s brand Bhane. Sonam shared a picture of herself on Instagram wearing a white dress with a denim jacket. When Sonam’s close friend, designer Masaba Gupta commented about her interest in the jacket, Sonam revealed that it was a gift from Anand.The denim jacket Sonam is sporting in the picture was a gift from Anand. Soon after, photos of the two emerged celebrating a friend’s engagement in London. The duo looked stunning, with Sonam wearing a black strapless gown and Anand donning a black suit, complete with a bow tie.Sonam and Anand made for a picture-perfect couple at a friend’s engagement in London. The stories got stronger, but so did Sonam’s denial. However, she did not shy away from being there for Anand. Sonam was present at the launch of Anand’s clothing line in Delhi. The colour-coordinated couple made for a pretty picture, and their frequent appearances even sparked off rumours that they were ready to tie the knot. Sonam scoffed at the rumours, and took off to London to celebrate papa Anil Kapoor’s birthday on Christmas Eve.Sonam was there to support her beau at the launch of his clothing line. Anand joined the Kapoor family once again in their celebrations and photos of him and Sonam goofing off at the party emerged on social media.The lovebirds brought in Sonam’s father Anil Kapoor’s birthday together in London. The couple has thrown caution to the wind and is going public with the displays of affection. It looks like Sonam is ready to go public with her relationship. How soon she does it, is something we’ll have to wait and watch out for.