Cricketer Virat Kohli and Actress Anushka Sharma tied the knot in Italy on Monday in a private ceremony, ending weeks of rumour.
A marriage of an actor and a cricketer attracts the eyes in India because, well, it combines India’s two passions – cricket and Bollywood.
Virushka, as they are known among fans, is not the only couple that brought cricket and Bollywood together. Mohammad Azharuddin and Sangeeta Bijlani or Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi-Sharmila Tagore or yuvraj singh hazel keech , cricketers have often found love in bollywood.
Mohammad Azharuddin and Sangeeta Bijlani
Azharuddin married Naureen in 1987 had two sons with her. In 1996, he divorced her and married actress Sangeeta Bijlani. The marriage ended in a divorce in 2010 reportedly.
Mohsin Khan and Reena Roy
Mohsin later married bollywood movie star Reena Roy and had a short career as an actor.He has a daughter with Reena Roy named jannat.
Viv Richards and Neena Gupta
Richards had a brief relationship with Indian actress Neena Gupta, with whom he has a daughter, fashion designer Masaba Gupta.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore
On 27 December 1968, Mansoor married Indian film actress Sharmila Tagore. They had three children: Saif Ali Khan, Saba Ali Khan, and Soha Ali Khan.
Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra
Harbhajan Singh married his longtime girlfriend, actress Geeta Basra, on 29 October 2015 in Jalandhar. They have a daughter.
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
On 12 November 2015, Yuvraj got engaged to Hazel Keech and married her on 30 November 2016.
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge
On 24 April 2017, he announced on his Twitter account that he was engaged to actress Sagarika Ghatge. The couple got married on 23 November 2017