From Bollywood to the Sports: Glamorous Actresses Who Bowled Over Cricketers with Love!

Explore the enchanting tales of Bollywood’s leading ladies who captured the hearts of cricketers, from Sharmila Tagore to Athiya Shetty. Discover their fascinating love stories that blend glamour and sportsmanship.

When Cricket mashes up with Bollywood, this fusion can make a very tempting story. Bollywood actresses can attract to any field of the profession at any time. The fusion of Bollywood glamors and cricketers is not a new topic of gossip. It’s happening since the very early days.

Here is the list of the Bollywood actresses who bolded out the Cricketers

Sharmila Tagore & Mansoor Ali Khan


Sharmila was the first among the Bollywood actresses who married a cricketer. Mansoor Ali Khan belonged to the Royal Pataudi family. Sharmila Tagore was related to the family of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. 

Sharmila Tagore was the first Bollywood actress who appeared in a bikini on the cover page of Filmfare 1967. 

In the year 1969, these two married. Then Sharmila Tagore converted herself to Muslim and changed her name to Ayesha Sultana. Both of their family didn’t accept their marriage. 

Reena Roy & Mohsin Khan

In 1972, Reena Roy debuted her first film at 15. At the peak time of her career quitting her acting, she tied the knot with a well-known Pakistani cricketer Mohsin Khan in 1983. They were blessed with a baby girl but very soon they got separated. After separation, Reena came to India in 1992. After separation from Mr. Khan, Reena Roy got custody of their daughter. 

Sangeeta Biljani & Mohammad Azharuddin

A famous cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and the glamorous Bollywood star met in a commercial photoshoot. After getting divorced from his first wife, Azharuddin married Sangeeta in 1996. Before marrying the cricketer, this famous Bollywood actress dated Salman Khan for 9 years.

Geeta Basra & Harbhajan Singh

In 2015 before getting married, the beautiful Bollywood actress Geeta Basra and the former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh dated for at least long  8 years. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harbhajan Singh are blessed with one baby boy and one baby girl. On social media handles, Geeta shares her happy family pictures. 

Hazel Keech & Yuvraj Singh

Indian former talented cricketer Yuvraj Singh nicknamed Yuvi is so popular for dating Bollywood actresses with his cricket career. He dated so many famous Bollywood divas like Deepika Padukone, Preity Zinta, and Kim Sharma. In 2015, this handsome Punjabi boy married a British model-actress Hazel Keech. Hazel has working experience in the Bollywood industry with Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor. 

Sagarika Ghatge & Zaheer Khan

In November 2017, the former cricketer married the glamorous Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge. Before getting married, they dated for a long time secretly.  She debuted her career with the film ‘Chak de India!’ with co-star Superstar Shah Rukh Khan. 

Anushka Sharma & Virat Kohli

One of the most popular celebrity couples Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli is well-recognized by the name ‘Virushka’. The straightforward Bollywood beauty openly dated for a long time with the fav cricketer of the new generation. In 2017 they have done their destination wedding in a very beautiful place in Italy.  In the year 2021, the most discussable couple got blessed with a little baby girl Vamika. 

Natasa Stanovic & Hardik Pandya

One of the most popular all-rounders Hardik Pandya married the Serbian dancer, model, and actress Natasa Stanovic in 2020. After one year of their marriage, they gave birth to a baby boy Agastya Pandya.

Athiya Shetty & KL Rahul

In the initial month of this year 2023, KL Rahul knot his forever tie with the gorgeous Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty, daughter of 80s and 90s famous Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty. Before getting married, this couple dated for a few years. 

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