Anushka-Virat to Yuvraj-Hazel, 6 Bollywood Actresses-Cricketers Jodi
Bollywood celebrities and cricketers are showered with immense love in our country. On the other hand, the relationship between cricketers and the film industry is also centuries old. Whether it’s launches, B-Town parties or actresses attending cricket matches, stars from both fields are often spotted together. While most of them end their relationship after dating, some develop an unbreakable bond that lasts a lifetime. Here are a few:
ANUSHKA SHARMA AND VIRAT KOHLI
One of Bollywood’s leading ladies, Anushka Sharma, has fallen in love with Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Their romance began on the sets of a commercial shoot and they hit it off instantly. After dating for a few years, the couple tied the knot in Italy in 2017. Anushka and Virat are now parents to baby girl Vamika whom they welcomed in January 2021.
HAZEL KEECH AND YUVRAJ SINGH
On Tuesday, January 25, Hazel Keech and Yuvraj Singh took to social media to let their fans know they had become parents. The couple got married on December 2, 2016 in Goa. They had an elaborate program of ceremonies, followed by a grand reception in Delhi. Hazel and Yuvraj first met at a friend’s birthday party in 2011.
GEETA BASRA AND HARBHAJAN SINGH
Former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh fell in love with Geeta Basra the moment he saw her in a music video. He then dated the actress for a long time and finally got married to her in October 2015 in Jalandhar, Punjab. They are now parents of two children, a girl and a boy.
SAGARIKA GHATGE AND ZAHEER KHAN
Chak De! Indian actress Sagarika Ghatge impressed audiences with her acting prowess in the film. She also stole the heart of fast bowler Zaheer Khan. The lovebirds went public with their relationship in April 2017 by posting adorable photos on social media. In the photo, Sagarika was seen showing off her engagement ring. Later, in November 2017, Zaheer and Sagarika got married. They opted for a court marriage.
Sharmila Tagore and Mansour Ali Khan
The beauty of Sharmila Tagore has made the whole nation her fan, including that of Tiger Pataudi. Known as Nawab de Pataudi, the actress met him in 1965 through a mutual friend at a party. At the time, both were at the height of their careers. While Sharmila was an accomplished actress, the late Mansoor Ali Khan was the captain of the Indian cricket team. The lovebirds were meant to be and married in 1969 in a grand wedding ceremony. They were blessed with three children; Saif Ali Khan, Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan.
SANGEETA BIJLANI AND MOHAMMED AZHARUDDIN
Former Miss India Sangeeta Bijlani first met Mohammed Azharuddin during a publicity shoot in 1985. It was love at first sight for the Indian cricketer. They married in 1996, only to separate. The couple divorced in 2010.
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