Bollywood and cricket in our country go hand in hand. They are the two most alluring and charismatic professions in India and is virtually followed like a religion. Over the years, many bollywood actresses have been associated with various Indian cricketers. Some relationships had a short tenure, some long and others were just rumours. The latest sensation being Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma.
Here we will take a look at 5 such actresses and cricketers who had a relationship but could bot turn it into a marriage:
1) Kim Sharma -Yuvraj Singh- Deepika Padukone
Yuvi is considered to be one of the most charming and handsome cricketers of the modern era. No wonder Bollywood actresses Kim Sharma and Deepika Padukone were swayed away by his charm. He shared quite a long and steady association with Kim( although Yuvi hardly acknowledged it publicly), his stint with Deepika was very much short lived. It was reported that Yuvi’s mother Shabnam Singh was constantly against his relationship with Kim which might have led to the slow death of their relation ! Presently Kim is happily settled in Kenya, Deepika is with her ‘lucky charm’ Ranveer Singh while Yuvraj is once again single!
2) Geeta Basra – Harbhajan Singh
Both of them have remained silent on their, well call whatever you want it but they have been spotted together on numerous occasions. The first kicked off their 3) public association when Basra was in the stands to support Bhajji’s Mumbai Indians in the finals of IPL 3 . But after that over the years, the media failed to sniff any new fresh updates about them. There has been periodic rumours about the duo getting married to each other. But till now no such solid progress !
3) Isha Sharvani – Zaheer Khan
It came as huge surprise to everyone when the couple chose to call it a day after 8 long years of courtship. Considered to be one of the most steady relationships, even it had to see an end. It was taken for obvious by everyone that they would finally tie the knot instead they surprised everyone with their decision to be separate instead. Both Zak and Isha have been quiet reserved about themselves and till now there is no such news of them reuniting.
4) Amrita Singh – Ravi Shastri
Owing to his dashing looks and incredible cricketing abilities, Ravi Shastri was tremendously famous amongst female fans. Soon he bagged the companionship of another budding actress Amrita Singh, who was slowly making her mark in the Bollywood. Very soon they both candidly confessed their love for each other in front of the camera. But unfortunately their lovely relationship ended when Ravi Shastri married Ritu Singh in 1990 and Amrita Singh married actor Saif Ali Khan, 5 years younger to her.
5) Neena Gupta – Vivian Richards
One of the greatest legends of cricket from the Caribbean, Viv Richards was secretly involved in a relationship with eminent Indian actress Neena Gupta, even though he was married at that time. Although they never got married, they were quiet serious about it for the brief period while they were with each other. A string of rumours and gossips were launched regarding them which was later complemented by the birth of their baby daughter, Masaba Gupta, who is a now a fashion designer and lives with her mother.