While most people are interested in what the Indian cricketers do on the field, there are also many people who are more interested in what these cricketers do off the field. Once a normal person becomes big, then many people are interested in his or her personal life. They want to know each and everything they do in their life and try and find out from various sources such as Bollywood etc.
As a result, most of these Indian cricketers are spotted with their girlfriends or wives, especially if their other half is from the Bollywood industry. The relation between Indian cricketers and Bollywood is an old one, as even cricketers in the 90s had their wives from the Bollywood industry. So, on that note, let us have a look at five popular Indian cricketers who found their other half in Bollywood.
5. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh who is yet to retire from international cricket was last seen in the 14th season of the IPL which got hit by the pandemic midway.
Harbhajan Singh married Geeta Basra in 2015. The couple has been blessed with a baby girl and is expecting another child in July 2021. The Indian off-spinner is one of the Indian cricketers who has married a Bollywood actress.
4. Zaheer Khan
Zaheer Khan who is one of the finest fast bowlers to play for India is currently working with the Mumbai Indians as their team director. Khan who was the leading wicket-taker for India in the famous 2011 World Cup also joined the list of Indian cricketers marrying Bollywood actresses.
Zaheer Khan married Sagarika Ghatge who is famously known for her acting in the movie – Chak De India. Sagarika Ghatge has also acted in films from other languages. Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge got married in 2017.
3. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh was India’s hero in the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup. He was peaking in his career when a deadly disease sidelined him from this great sport. Yuvraj Singh who announced his retirement a couple of years ago is also on the list of Indian cricketers who have married Bollywood actresses.
The Indian all-rounder married actor and model Hazel Keech in 2016 and since then are happily married. There were many rumours about Yuvraj Singh dating Bollywood actresses, but finally, he married Hazel Keech in 2016.
2. Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya, the Indian all-rounder is the latest Indian cricketer in this list of marrying Bollywood actresses. Pandya married Natasa Stankovic. Natasa has featured in a few Bollywood movies and a few Hindi-English web series.
Hardik Pandya famously proposed to his then-girlfriend Natasa on a boat. Both of them have a baby boy named Agastya. Hardik P andya’s wife is seen travelling with him on most of the tours and during the IPL.
1. Virat Kohli
The Indian captain is the most popular Indian cricketer to marry a Bollywood actress. He has also married one of the most popular actresses in the Bollywood industry. Rumours about Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s relationship started floating around 2014 when they got their first appearance in a shampoo commercial.
Over the years, Anushka Sharma was seen at the venues to watch Virat Kohli play. Both of them finally got married in December 2017 at a place where only a few close people were invited. Recently, they were blessed with a baby girl – Vamika. Anushka Sharma keeps travelling with Virat Kohli on most of the cricket tours.