Mumbai: Bollywood and cricket have a strong connection. MAK Pataudi married Sharmila Tagore in the sixties. Anju Mahendra had an affair with Garfield Sobers. Kapil Dev was linked to Sarika. Ajay Jadeja had a romantic connection with Madhuri Dixit. Mohammad Azaharuddin eventually walked out of his wife Naureen to marry Sangeta Bijlani. Sourav Ganguly was linked to Nagma. Harbhajan Singh married Geeta Basra.
Ravi Shastri dated Amrita Singh. MS Dhoni was reportedly seeing Deepika Padukone. And our ‘Yuvraj’ Singh dated Kim Sharma and was also spotted with Deepika in Australia. The latest cricketer to have fallen for a Bollywood actress is Virat Kohli who goes steady with Anushka Sharma.
Now, for Yuvraj, Kim and Deepika are past, as he gets ready to tie the knot with Hazel Keech (who played a supporting role in the Salman Khan-Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer Bodyguard). As the D-day is drawing closer the star couple is getting excited.
For Yuvraj, its’ finally happiness. Having battled cancer, he deserves all the pleasures of life. Recently the dashing cricketer uploaded a selfie with Hazel on his Instagram account. The picture accompanied by the caption “To happy times ahead!” declares their unhidden excitement for the upcoming moment.
All the arrangements are being made at the spiritual Dera of Baba Ram Singh Ganduan Wale in village Duffera in Fatehgarh
Sahib, where the couple will seek the blessings of Dera Head Baba Ram Singh. Also, some repair works are being done at the Dera, the sources said.
All these speedy gestations and social media happenings are amplifying the vibes of wedding bells. The way couple is posing and Hazel looks at her future hubby in the snap is enough for anyone to understand the pious tie which the couple knots with each other. However, before committing to the Hazel, the hunky batsman was rumored to have date five Bollywood beauties before falling for the Mrs. Right.
Kim Michelle Sharma: Reports suggest that Yuvi broke up with Kim Michelle Sharma in 2007 as his mother Shabnam disapproved of his relationship with the Bollywood actress and model. The couple dated for almost four years. However, the “Mohabbatein” actress is now married to Ali Punjani.
Preity Zinta: When Yuvraj was the captain of Preity Zinta’s IPL team Kings XI Punjab, several reports noted the pair’s growing closeness following the actress’ bitter break up with former beau Ness Wadia in 2008. However, the couple refuted the rumours on their alleged relationship.
Deepika Padukone: Deepika and Yuvraj have never admitted to being in a relationship. But after the actress arranged a birthday bash for the cricketer at her residence, rumours about their relationship hit the headlines. However, reports suggest that the Happy New Year actress ended the relationship with Yuvi due to his possessive nature.
Neha Dhupia: Neha and Yuvraj were often spotted together at various events and he was even seen playfully flirting with the actress on social media in 2011. However, the actress denied it, saying: “It’s not true at all, I am not dating Yuvraj. I don’t know why people keep asking me when I am going to ‘settle down’ in life,” according to The Times of India.
Minissha Lamba: Women fans of the cricketer were shocked to see a photo of Yuvraj kissing Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba at a lounge bar in Juhu, Mumbai. The image surfaced on the Internet in 2011. But, the actress claimed that the girl in the photo was her “lookalike”.
However, Yuvi refrained from commenting on it and the two were never spotted together.