The two most fascinating career options in India are in Bollywood and cricket. Both of these professions are linked to fashion, glitz, entertainment, wealth, and a high-class way of life. India’s most popular sport is cricket, and its players are worshipped as gods by their supporters.
Not just “Aam Janta,” but also Bollywood ladies are also drawn to our dashing cricketers. Bollywood actresses and cricketers have had relationships that have frequently made news. Bollywood actresses and cricket players have had a lot of affairs in the past, and the tendency is still present today.
While some couples have a happy marriage, others had a difficult time getting along. These beautiful Bollywood actresses who dated cricket players are listed below.
1- Shubhman Gill & Sara Ali Khan
This is the hot topic of current time as Sara Ali Khan and Shubhman Gill, both the famous personalities are doing best in their respective fields.
Sara Ali Khan and Shubhman spotted together several times now, but they neither accept nor deny their relationship. They first caught in Aug 2022 in Dubai, reports claim new love has begun.
2- KL Rahul & Athiya Shetty
In 2019 through common friends, Star Cricketer KL Rahul and Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya met for the first time and and hit up in the first meeting itself.
After that they even poster pictures together but never accept or denied their relationship until got married in 2023. KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty’s Wedding took place in Suniel Shetty’s Khandala bungalow, Jahaan on 23rd Jan 2023.
3- Elli Avram & Hardik Pandya
Elli Avram and Hardik Pandya’s frequent joint appearances at several events, sets, and airports created a buzz among fans. The rumoured couple hasn’t made any official statements about their affair.
While Hardik is a vital member of the Indian cricket team and is blissfully married to another actress, Nataša Stanković. Hardik and Natasha are now happily married and are blessed with a baby boy. While Elli Avram is still looking out for better oppourtunities in Bollywood movies.
4- Anushka Sharma & Virat Kohli
Anushka Sharma is a successful actress, producer, and a businesswoman she dosen’t need an introduction. Anushka is a self made star, who achieved fame on her own. She has been featured in numorous movies beit commercial or acting-focused films.
The actress married Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli on December 11, 2017, after dating for nearly four years. Virat and Anushka make a powerful couple and now the couple is blessed with a beautiful baby girl.
5- Geeta Basra & Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh aka Bhajji, the successful spinner for the Indian Cricket Team, has never spoken publicly 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 welcomed their first child, Hinaya and today they are proud parents of two children.
6- Hazel Keech & Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh, a star cricketer, and Hazel Keech, an actress, met through a mutual friend. Their relationship began on Facebook and grew over time. Yuvi dated Deepika Padukone and Kim Sharma before Hazel.
On November 30, 2016, after two years of dating, Yuvraj Singh got married to Hazel in Chandigarh. After that Yuvi announced his retirement from international cricket.
7- Zaheer Khan & Sagarika Ghatge
Sagarika Ghatge, star of Shah Rukh Khan’s critically acclaimed and super hit sports drama Chak de India (2007), fell in love with Indian pacer Zaheer Khan, and the couple married on November 23, 2017. The couple is happily married now.
8- Nagma & Sourav Ganguly
Former actress Nandita Arvind Morarji, better known as Nagma, is a well-known politician now. The actress and the former captain of the Indian cricket team fell in love. 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.
9- Kim Sharma & Yuvraj Singh
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s 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 got married to Deepika Padukone. Even after 16 years of being apart, Yuvraj and Kim are good friends.
10- Isha Sharvani & Zaheer Khan
Before his affair with wife Sagarika Ghatge, the actor was in love with the beautiful Isha Sharvani, and according to reports, they were in a relationship for eight years.
11- Neena Gupta & Vivian Richards
Vivian Richards is considered one of the best batsmen of all time. The legend fell in love with Indian actress Neena Gupta in the 1980s. Neena never married Richards but has a daughter, Masaba Gupta, with him. Neena raised Masaba as a single mother in India. On July 15, 2008, Neena married New Delhi-based Vivek Mehra.
12- 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 madly in love and married in 1996, but Sangeeta gave him a divorce due to an alleged affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta.
13- Sharmila Tagore & Mansoor Ali Khan
When they married in 1969, one was a successful Test Cricket captain and the other was a well-known actress. Nawab Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan, also known as Tiger Pataudi, got bowled over by the Bollywood diva, and the iconic pair romanced in the 1970s, when Hindu-Muslim marriage was not possible.
The Hindu girl Sharmila converted to Islam for this marriage and was named Ayesha Sultana. A number of people, including family members, were against this marriage.
14- Zeenat Aman & Imran Khan
In the 1970s and 1980s, bold and successful actress Zeenat Aman and Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan made headlines with their affair. However, the affair didn’t last long. Zeenat then married Sanjay Khan in 1978, but they divorced after a year and she married again in 1985 to Mazhar Khan, who died in 1998.
15- Amrita Singh & Ravi Shastri
A tall and handsome all-rounder named Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri, best known as Ravi Shastri, was popular amongst females during the 1980s. On another side, Amrita Singh was a rising star gaining popularity in Bollywood.
After their relationship ended, Amrita fell in love with Saif Ali Khan, who was 12 years her junior, and the two married in 1991. Amrita and Said divorced in 2004.
16- Anju Mahendru & Gary Sobers
Following 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 opposed to the marriage, and they eventually decided to split up.
17- 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 pairings that have made headlines; some are happily married. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments section below.