When Bollywood fell in love with cricket

23 Nov 2017 | By Ankita Chakravarti
Bollywood's cricket connections

Bollywood's love connect has been one of the most fascinating topics to have captured our attention.

From Sharmila Tagore-Mansoor Ali Pataudi to Sangeeta Bijlani- Mohammad Azharuddin, the love stories between cricketers and actresses have been the talk of the town.

As Zaheer and Sagarika take the plunge today, we bring to you a list of cricketers who got stumped by these Bollywood divas.

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23 Nov 2017When Bollywood fell in love with cricket

Sharmila TagoreThe eternal love of Sharmila Tagore and Nawab Pataudi

It was love at first sight for the Indian cricketer and the gorgeous actress Sharmila Tagore. The duo met at a friend's party in 1965 and hit it off from that very moment.

While Sharmila was shooting for "An evening in Paris", she had a fairytale moment when Tiger went down on his knees in front of the Eiffel Tower and proposed to her.

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Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra's longterm companionship

Geeta BasraHarbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra's longterm companionship

Harbhajan and Geeta Basra had been going around for the longest time ever till they took the next step and got married in 2015.

Remember when SRK asked Harbhajan, "Tumhara ghar kab BASRA hai?", he clearly hinted at their affair but a shy Bhajji didn't answer his question and hid his face.

Harbhajan and Geeta now have a beautiful daughter, Hinaya.

Anushka Sharma Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, the power couple

Cupid struck the actress Anushka Sharma and the mighty batsman Virat Kohli when they were roped in for an ad commercial in 2013.

The duo initially tried to keep their relationship under wraps but now Virat seems to have debunked that notion.

The Indian-captain indulges in adorable PDA with the actress time and again. Also, marriage is on cards for them, as per Anushka.

Hazel KeechYuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech's love story

In a reality show, Yuvraj revealed that he chased Hazel for three years till she finally accepted his proposal. He popped the question while holidaying in Bali and she said yes.

The duo had a big fat Indian wedding last year that had the who's who of the industry in attendance and are now leading a very happy married life.