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From Virat Kohli to Zaheer Khan: Indian cricketers who fell for B-town beauties

The romance between cricket and Bollywood is not only famous but also dear to us. The Indian cricketers have always been in awe of B-town beauties.
Tripti Karki New Delhi June 03, 2017 16:46 IST
Tripti Karki

The charm and beauty of our Bollywood heroines have thoroughly impressed Indian cricketers to an extraordinary degree. The relationship between cricketers and actresses trace right back to the time when Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi fell head over heels for Sharmila Tagore. The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has begun amid huge excitement and craze and, people across the globe are eagerly waiting for tomorrow’s match between India and Pakistan. At such a scenario, let’s have a look at the current cricketer- actress jodis that have stolen our hearts.

Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra

A marriage that hogged a lot of limelight in 2015 was that of Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra. The two dated for almost eight years before tying the knot in October. Though Geeta had an uneventful career in Bollywood, Bhajji admitted falling in love with her at first sight. The couple welcomed their daughter Hinaya Heer Plaha on July 28 2016.

Virat Kohil and Anushka Sharma

Virat and Anushka are probably the most loved cricketer-actress couple of recent times. Both of them are at the peak of their careers and enjoy a huge fan base. Their fan following rejoices every time the two are spotted together in public. Last year, there were rumours that they are no more Virushka, but the reports were quashed by the outings of the couple together. Virat Kohli’s Instagram post, Shame, is still fresh for many where he had lashed out at Anushka Sharma haters for accusing her of being unlucky for him in a cricket match. Virat and Anushka were spotted celebrating New Year’s Eve 2016 together with their families in Uttarakhand.

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech

Yuvraj Singh got married to Hazel Keech in a fairy-tale wedding in Goa and the couple had a starry gathering including the likes of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, other Indian cricketers and people from Bollywood. While the December 30 wedding was a low-key affair, the Goa affair was a grand one.

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge are one of the cutest couples in B-town. The two love birds have been open about their relationship in the recent times and the Delhi Daredevils cricketer took everyone by surprise by announcing his engagement with the Chak De India actress in the middle of the IPL season. The Indian cricketer posted about his engagement with the beautiful actress on social media and people cannot stop talking about the cute couple or the beautiful engagement ring. Zaheer called Sagarika his “wife” in this picture and announced their engagement in the most adorable way.