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15 Bollywood Actresses Who Dated Cricketers

Bollywood and Cricket are the two most fascinating career fields in India. Both of these fields are associated with style, glamour, entertainment, money and a luxurious lifestyle. Cricket is the most popular sport in India and Indian cricketers are the idol for their fans.

It’s not just ‘Aam Janta’ but Bollywood beauties too get attracted by our handsome cricketers. The affairs between cricketers and Bollywood actresses have always gained headlines. There have been numerous affairs between Bollywood actresses and cricketers in the past and trend is continuing even today.

While some couples are happily married, some affairs ended on a sour note. Here is presenting a list of 15 Bollywood actresses who dated cricketers.

1- Elli Avram & Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has been seen partying with Elli on numerous occasions

Elli Avram and Hardik Pandya’s frequent joint appearances in several events, sets and airport created a buzz among fans. The rumoured couple hasn’t made any official statement about their affair.

Elli Avram is still struggling in Bollywood for good projects while Hardik is an integral part of the Indian cricket team.

2- Anushka Sharma & Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma dated for a long and got married in Dec 2017

An ambitious actress Anushka Sharma is a self-made star who established a successful career as an actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She has worked in both acting-oriented and commercial films.

The actress tied a knot to Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli on 11 Dec 2017 before they dated for almost four years. Virat and Anushka make a powerful couple.

3- Geeta Basra & Harbhajan Singh

After many ups and down in the longtime relationship, the couple got married in 2015

Indian Cricket Team’s successful spinner Harbhajan Singh aka Bhajji never opened about his affair with Bollywood actress Geeta Basra. The two 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.

4- Hazel Keech & Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh fell in love with Hazel and connected with her through Facebook, proposed her and dated for 2 years and got married in 2016

Ace cricketer Yuvraj and actress Hazel Keech met through a common friend. Thier friendship started on Facebook and it blossomed over the years. Before Hazel, Yuvi dated Deepika Padukone and Kim Sharma.

On 30th Nov 2016, after two years of dating, Yuvraj Singh got married to Hazel in Chandigarh. Yuvi has recently announced his retirement from international cricket.

5- Zaheer Khan & Sagarika Ghatge

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika announced the engagement in Apr 2017 and married in Nov 2017

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. The duo is happily married now.

6- Nagma & Sourav Ganguly

Nagma & Sourav Ganguly

Former actress Nandita Arvind Morarji best known as Nagma is a well-known politician now. The actress and former captain of Indian Cricket Team fell in love with each other. Saurav Ganguly was already married to Dona Roy at that time. Saurav broke up with Nagma because the affair started affecting his career and married life.

7- Kim Sharma & Yuvraj Singh

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. The two dated for many years before Yuvraj get hitched to Deepika Padukone. Even after 16 years of a break-up, Yuvraj and Kim are good friends.

8- Isha Sharvani & Zaheer Khan

Isha Sharvani & Zaheer Khan

Before his affair with wife Sagarika Ghatge, the actor was in love with beautiful Isha Sharvani and according to the reports they were in a relationship for eight years.

9- Neena Gupta & Vivian Richards

Neena Gupta & Vivian Richards

Vivian Richards is considered among the top batsmen of all time. The legend fell in love with Indian actress Neena Gupta in 1980s. Neena never married Richards but has a daughter, Masaba Gupta with him.  Neena raised Masaba as a single-mother in India. On 15 July 2008, Neena married New Delhi-based Vivek Mehra.

10- Sangeeta Bijlani & Azharuddin

Sangeeta Bijlani & Azharuddin

One of the most successful Indian Cricket captains and very talented batsmen Azharuddin got clean bowled by beautiful actress Sangeeta Bijlani when 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

Sharmila Tagore & Mansoor Ali Khan

One was successful Test Cricket captain and another was a popular actress when they tied a know in 1969. Nawab Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan, also known as Tiger Pataudi got bowled by Bollywood diva and the iconic pair romanced in the ’70s when Hindu-Muslim marriage was not possible.

Hindu girl Sharmila converted to Islam for this marriage and named Ayesha Sultana. A number of people including family members were against this marriage.

12- Zeenat Aman & Imran Khan

Zeenat Aman & Imran Khan

The ’70s and 80’s bold and successful actress Zeenat Aman and Pakistani legend cricketer Imran Khan made headlines with their affair. However, the affair didn’t last long. After which Zeenat got married to Sanjay Khan in 1978 but divorced after a year, married again in 1985 to Mazhar Khan who died in 1998.

13- Amrita Singh & Ravi Shastri

Amrita Singh & Ravi Shastri

A tall and handsome all-rounder Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri best known as Ravi Shastri was popular amongst females during ’80s. On 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 Saif Ali Khan and both decided to get married in 1991. Amrita and Said divorced in 2004.

14- Anju Mahendru & Gary Sobers

Anju Mahendru & Gary Sobers

After Vivian Richards, West Indies 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

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. He left her after a few years and their daughter Jannat aka Sanam lives in India with her mother.

These are top Cricketer-actress link up made headlines, some of them are happily married. If you have queries, ask below in comments below.

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