It is fairly usual to witness renowned people falling in love with their admirers and finally marrying them. Cricket is no exception. Here are a few examples of Indian cricketers who have married their fans.
True, Indian cricketers draw a lot of attention. They overflow with love for their fans as soon as they perform for the squad. With traction comes popularity, which leads to endorsements and commercials.
They share commercials with stunning girls (fans) and frequently start dating each other when they get to appear in huge ads. The chemistry grows stronger with time, and many celebrities marry their admirers. Consider some of the Indian cricketers who tied their knot to their own fans.
Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh
Rohit Sharma, India’s current vice-captain, arrived late in the game. For many, he became a blue-eyed lad as soon as he cemented his solid position on the Indian squad. Ritika, his manager, was a huge fan as well. They quickly fell in love with one another and married in December of 2015.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the father of actor Saif Ali Khan, was one of Team India’s youngest captains. He married his admirer, Sharmila Tagore, while she was a well-known actress and at the height of her Bollywood career.
Sachin Tendulkar and Anjali
Sachin Tendulkar, the ‘Master Blaster’ and the ‘God of Cricket,’ married Anjali, one of his fans, in May 1995. Despite the fact that Anjali was six years older than Sachin, Tendulkar was also extremely open-minded at the time.
MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni
The biopic of MS Dhoni, the love story of the former Indian captain, MS Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Dhoni is quite popular. MS Dhoni met Sakshi in a Taj Bengal hotel in 2007 when he was on tour with team India.
After meeting the stalwart, Sakshi became a huge fan of him and the couple tied the knots on in 2010 in Dehradun. The couple is blessed with a cute daughter named Ziva Dhoni. Ziva is an internet sensation.