Bollywood and cricket have had a long running relationship. It’s not just the latest love story of Virat and Anushka (named Virushka by fans) which has seen a fairytale ending of the union of these two beloved fields of the nation. Right from Geeta and Harbhajan, Yuvraj and Hazel, this relationship between nation’s favorite sports stars and favorite movie stars goes back a long time including yesteryear pairs like Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore and many more.
However, not all the pairs had a fairytale ending. Take a look at 7 such Bollywood actresses who dated cricketers but did get married to them.
1. Deepika Padukone-Yuvraj Singh-Kim Sharma
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was rumored to be dating both Deepika and Kim (at different times in his life) before he got hitched to Hazel. However, things did not work out and Deepika moved on to Ranveer Singh and Kim got married to businessman Ali Punjani.
2. Isha Sharvani-Zaheer Khan
Despite having an 8 year long relationship, Isha and Zaheer called it quits and. Zaheer got married to Chak de fame actress Sagarika Ghatge a few months back.
3. Neena Gupta-Vivian Richards
Probably one of the most controversial out of the lot, Neena and Richard’s affair was riddled with gossips and rumours. Despite the fact that Vivian was already married, these two went on quite strong , but never got married. They even have a daughter together aka Masaba Gupta.
4. Amrita Singh-Ravi Shastri
Theirs was a short-lived affair despite their candid confessions of feelings towards in front of the camera during the late 80s. Eventually Ravi got married to Ritu and Amrita tied the knot with Saif Ali Khan.
5. Nagma- Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly aka the Prince of Kolkata never commented anything about the alleged affair in public. However, Nagma on several occasions spoke publicly about something more than just ‘friendship’ between the two.
6. Amrita Arora-Usman Afzal
Amrita was smitten with England based cricketer Usman Afzal. However, the affair ended after little over a year.
7. Sofia Hayat-Rohit Sharma
If nothing else, these cricket and Bollywood jodis taught us that it’s not always a fairy tale ending when it comes to love, affairs, linkups and relationships.