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Six Pe Six: 7 Bollywood Actresses Who Married Cricketers & Inspired Us With Their Love Stories!

Nithya LakshmiNithya Lakshmi  |  Apr 29, 2019
Six Pe Six: 7 Bollywood Actresses Who Married Cricketers & Inspired Us With Their Love Stories!


In a country like India, Bollywood and cricket are two huge industries which are followed religiously by people every single day. Each has its own enormous fan base. Time and again, these two industries have come together with several cute stories like the ones listed below where you will find Bollywood actresses falling in love with cricketers or vice versa. So we ‘ve compiled a list of all the lovely Indian actresses who married cricketers and inspired us with their happily ever love stories.

Bollywood Actresses Who Married Cricketers

Beautiful Stories Of Cricketers Who Married Bollywood Actresses

Read here beautiful stories of cricketers who married celebrities. We have a list of 7 Bollywood actresses who got married to Indian cricketers. Let us check the list out:

1. Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma 

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Who wouldn’t know this lovely couple? The Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli and one of Bollywood’s most gorgeous and talented actresses, Anushka Sharma were first linked up in rumours when they were shooting for a commercial a few years ago. Since then, the two have been inseparable and have been adorably in love. In fact, Virat has praised his now-wife’s performance in her films numerous times on Twitter and has given us some pretty aww-worthy moments everytime he talks about her. They tied the knot on December 11, 2017, in Italy in a closed gathering. Their wedding definitely gave girls everywhere fairytale vibes and was the most memorable and highly ranked event in the country that year.

2. Yuvraj Singh – Hazel Keech

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Though cricketer, Yuvraj Singh has had his share of link-ups in the past with Bollywood divas like Preity Zinta, Deepika Padukone, and Kim Sharma, it was British – Mauritian model, Hazel Keech who bowled his heart for a six. It was said that Yuvraj worked hard to woo Hazel over many dates and was constantly following her on social media. In fact, Yuvi has revealed that he tried to get her to have a cup of coffee with him for 3 years, but to no avail! They then became friends on social media and with the help of a common friend, they finally met after a year and that’s when the romance blossomed. We can see what an adorable couple these two are! They were married in 2016 in Punjab amidst their friends and family members. For those who don’t know, Hazel has worked and gained recognition in Bollywood movies like Billa and Bodyguard.

3. Harbhajan Singh – Geeta Basra

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It was the song sequence – Woh Ajnabee that bought these two Anjabees together for a lifetime! The Indian cricket team’s spinner, Harbhajan Singh fell in love with Geeta Basra when he watched the song video from the movie The Train. It took Geeta 10 months to finally agree to meet the love-struck Bhaji and the rest is history. Geeta has appeared a number of Hindi and Punjabi films. They got married on 29th October 2015 and have a one-year-old daughter Hinaya Heer Plaha together.

4. Zaheer khan – Sagarika Ghatge

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So incredibly Thankful for you !!! Happy anniversary love. – cheers to forever ❤️❤️❤️

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Remember the gorgeous girl from the movie – Chak De India? Yes! We are talking about Sagarika Ghatge. The beauty wowed us with her performance in the movie and while we were waiting to know what she might be bringing to the table next, she walked in with Zaheer Khan, India’s former cricketer and pace bowler at Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech’s wedding! And there started a media frenzy over their relationship. Soon the couple put an end to all the rumours to announce their engagement on April 24, 2017 and had a registered marriage on 23rd November 2017. Zaheer Khan continues to play for the IPL while he has retired from all other cricket matches.

5. Sharmila Tagore – Mansoor Ali Khan

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This adorable club of Bollywood meets Cricket has its roots from the early years. We have another sweet story with a royal touch! Sharmila Tagore, the gorgeous yesteryear actor who ruled the Bollywood industry in the ’60s and ’70s was in love with the Pataudi Prince, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi who was the Captain of the Indian team. Although Pataudi had no idea whatsoever about the Bollywood industry, he tried his best to woo her with roses and cards. Aww! And they are probably the first Bollywood-cricket love story that has inspired us for years and years.

6.Mohammad Azharuddin – Sangeeta Bijlani 


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Skipper and captain of the then Indian cricket team, Mohammad Azharuddin ( Azhar) was already married and a father of two. Sangeeta who was slowly gaining success in Bollywood fell in love with Azhar after a high-profile break-up with Salman Khan. The two, amidst much negativity from people around them, including their huge fanbase, got married in the year 1996. Sangeet even changed her name to Ayesha Azhar post marriage. After 14 years of marriage, the couple parted ways in the year 2010. 

Also Read :14 Times Indian Cricketers Went Looking For Love In Bollywood!

7. Mohsin Khan – Reena Roy


If you thought that Bollywood divas fell in love only with Indian cricketers, then we have a love story to prove you wrong. This love story crossed boundaries! Reena Roy, who once ruled the Bollywood industry a couple of decades ago with a number of Hindi films fell in love with Pakistani cricketer Mohsin Khan. The then highest paid actress in Bollywood married the cricketer but unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last long. The couple soon divorced and parted ways.

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