Looks like the jodis of cricketers and actresses are made in heaven. From Sharmila Tagore-Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge to Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli, time and again cricket and Bollywood have come together with their cute love stories. And there's no denying the inspiration these couples have given us with their happily ever after stories.
The latest addition to this list of jodis is, cricketer Hardik Pandya and Serbian actress (also a former contestant on Bigg Boss) Natasa Stankovic. The cricketer got engaged to the love of his life on the first day of 2020 while vacationing in Dubai. Well, a happy new year indeed!
The actress took to Instagram and posted a video of the beautiful fairy-tale like proposal. She captioned it, "Forever yes 🥰💍❤️" In the video, Hardik goes down on his knees and thanks Natasa for being by his side at all times. Natasa says yes with a blush and the couple ends the short clip with a lip lock.
Hardik also took to Instagram and shared a picture of himself and Natasa. Announcing his engagement to the actress, he wrote,"Mai tera, Tu meri jaane, saara Hindustan. ???? 01.01.2020 #engaged." Woah! Look at that engagement ring!
Many celebrities including Indian team skipper Virat Kohli congratulated the couple. While Virat wrote, 'What a pleasant surprise', actress Athiya Shetty who is rumoured to be dating cricketer KL Rahul also congratulated the two.
On the work front, Natasa was last seen in a song from a 2019 release, The Body, starring Emraan Hashmi. She, however, gained popularity by appearing as a contestant in the 8th season of the famous reality show, Bigg Boss!
Hardik, on the other hand, last played a T20I series against South Africa in September 2019 and is currently recovering from a back injury. He has been included in India's A-squad for the tour of New Zealand this year, paving the way for a comeback before India gears up for the T20 World Cup in October this year.