Bollywood and Cricket, these are two most popular fields in India. Glamour, entertainment, luxurious lifestyle of people who established the career there attract the people so here we are talking about Bollywood actresses who dated cricketers, some of them are happily married, some of them were in limelight at their time while rumors are common between cricketers and actresses.
70’s lead actress Sharmila Tagore to today’s lead actress Anushka Sharma these are fifteen Bollywood actresses who lost their hearts to dashing cricketers. New generation’s cricketer and actresses following in the footsteps of older ones as you can see Elli Avram and Hardik Pandya dating secretly.
1- Elli Avram & Hardik Pandya
Elli Avram and Hardik Pandya’s frequent joint appearances in several events, sets and airport created a buzz among fans while the rumored couple hasn’t made any official statement over their closeness.
The beautiful diva Elli Avram is active in Bollywood and Tollywood, another side Hardik Pandya is a star all-rounder of Indian Cricket Team and also star performer from Mumbai Indians.
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2- Anushka Sharma & Virat Kohli
An ambitious actress Anushka Sharma is self-made star established her successful career as an actress, producer, and entrepreneur under 30. She has worked in both acting-oriented and commercial films and many promising projects in hands.
The actress tied in the knot to Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli on 11 Dec 2017 before they dated for a long and never talked openly about their love affair.
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3- Geeta Basra & Harbhajan Singh
Indian Cricket Team’s successful spinner Harbhajan Singh aka Bhajji never opened about his relation with Bollywood actress Geeta Basra played hide & seek with fans for a long but got married on October 29, 2015.
One year later on July 27, 2016, Geeta Basra and Harbhajan became parents of an adorable girl Hinaya Heer Plaha appeared in several games of IPL 2018.
4- Hazel Keech & Yuvraj Singh
Salman Khan’s superhit action-drama Bodyguard (2011) famed Maya aka Hazel Keech made India’s explosive batsman Yuvraj Singh mad in love with her. Before their affair, Yuvi’s was connected to Deepika Padukone and Kim Sharma.
On 30th Nov 2016 Yuvraj Singh and longtime girlfriend Hazel Keech got married in Chandigarh. Yuvraj Singh is struggling for his form, currently playing for King XI Punjab.
5- Zaheer Khan & Sagarika Ghatge
Megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s critically acclaimed and super hit sports drama Chak de India (2007) fame actress Sagarika Ghatge fell in love with Indian pacer Zaheer Khan and the couple got married on 23 November 2017.
After hide and seek, Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge announced engagement on 24the April 2017 and married in the same year later on 23rh Nov.
6- Nagma & Sourav Ganguly
Former actress Nandita Arvind Morarji best known as Nagma is well-known political now. The actress and former captain of Indian Cricket Team fell in love with each other while Saurav Ganguly already married to Dona Roy which is also a love marriage.
Daily news and rumors were affecting his married life and batting performance so he broke up with Nagma.
7- Kim Sharma & Yuvraj Singh
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s romantic drama Mohabbatein (2000) heroine Kim Sharma was the first lady from Bollywood who stole Yuvraj Singh’s heart then Deepika and Hazel came and the actor got married to Hazel.
8- Isha Sharvani & Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan is one of the most successful Indian pacers, his love life is equally interesting. Before his affair with wife Sagarika Ghatge, the actor was in love with beautiful Isha Sharvani and according to the reports they were in the relation for eight years.
Isha Sharvani has not a very successful career in Bollywood but she still appears in low budget films. Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005), David (2013), Qarib Qarib Single (2017) are some popular films where she worked in.
9- Neena Gupta & Vivian Richards
Vivian Richards is considered among top batsmen of all time, the legend fell in love with Indian actress Neena Gupta at their time in 1980’s. Their relationship controversial because Vivian Richards already married while Neena became the mother of their child.
Veteran actress Neena Gupta has worked as supporting actress in several films and television serials and married to businessman Vivek Mehra since 2008.
10- Sangeeta Bijlani & Azharuddin
One of the most successful Indian Cricket captains and very talented batsmen Azharuddin got clean bold by their time’s most beautiful actress Sangeeta Bijlani while he was already married to Naureen.
Sangeeta and Azhar were mad in love and married in 1996 but Sangeeta gave him divorce due to an alleged affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta.
11- Sharmila Tagore & Mansoor Ali Khan
One was successful Test Cricket captain and another was a popular actress at their time tied knot in 1969. Nawab of Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan also known as Tiger Pataudi bold by Bollywood diva and the iconic pair romanced in 70’s when Hindu-Muslim marriage was not possible.
Hindu girl Sharmila converted to Ismal for this marriage and named Ayesha Sultana. A number of people including family members were against this marriage.
12- Zeenat Aman & Imran Khan
70’s and 80’s bold and successful actress Zeenat Aman and Pakistani legend cricketer Imran Khan made headlines at their time but they broke up soon. Afer which Zeenat got married to Sanjay Khan in 1978 but divorced after a year, married again in 1985 to Mazhar Khan died in 1998.
13- Amrita Singh & Ravi Shastri
A tall and handsome all-rounder Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri best known as Ravi Shastri was popular amongst females during his time in 1980. Another side Amrita Singh was a rising star gaining popularity in Bollywood.
The beautiful couple ended their relationship after which Amrita fell in love with 12 years younger new-comer Saif Ali Khan and both decided to get married in 1991 but divorced in 2004.
14- Anju Mahendru & Gary Sobers
after Vivian Richards, Westindies Cricket legend Gary Sobers fell in love with Bollywood actress Anju Mahendru and the couple secretly engaged but Anju’s parents were against this marriage and finally, they decided to choose separate ways.
15- Reena Roy & Mohsin Khan
Pakistani Cricketer Mohsin Khan also acted in some Bollywood films and several Pakistani films. Before getting married in his country, he was married to Indian actress Reena Roy left him after few years and their daughter Jannat aka Sanam lives in India with her mother.
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These are top Cricketer-actress link up made headlines, some of them are happily married. If you have queries, ask below in comments below.