Bollywood divas falling for cricketers and vice versa has been happening in India for many decades now. It started with Tiger Pataudi marrying Sharmila Tagore. Off late, we have seen Virat Kohli- Anushka Sharma, Yuvraj Singh- Hazel Keech and Zaheer Khan- Sagarika Ghatge set some more stunning examples of Bollywood and cricket connection. More recently, rumors mills have been abuzz with star-daughter of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, Sara Ali Khan, getting a liking for a famous Indian cricketer.
Well, she can’t be called an actress officially because she hasn’t made her debut yet. One after the other, two films of this actress have reportedly been facing issues and delays.
As per a report by Punjab Kesari, Sara Ali Khan is going crazy over budding cricketer Rishabh Pant, who has played for winning team Chennai Super Kings of the recently concluded IPL season.
Rishabh has shown some great form this IPL season and also got awarded as Emerging Player. The cricketer has garnered heaps of appreciation and fan following for the way he played in the IPL. Apart from his game, his demeanor has also impressed a lot of people.
As far as Sara Ali Khan is concerned, she is such a huge fan of the cricketer that she has reportedly been seen in the stadium during all his matches. Apart from this, she has also been spotted with Rishabh on a number of occasions.
On the work front, she is expected to make her debut with ‘Kedarnath’. While this film is still struggling amidst varied issues, it is possible for Sara to appear on screen for the first time in Rohit Shetty’s ‘Simmba’!