Top 10 Bollywood affairs with Cricketers


5. Sangeeta Bijlani and Mohammad Azharuddin

Affair of cricket star and bollywood star
Azharuddin & Sangeeta – No.5

In 1994, Mohammad Azharuddin was rumored to be having an extra marital affair with Sangeeta Bijlani. It quickly became clear that this was not the typical fling that is commonplace between actresses and cricketers. Sangeeta  accompanied the then Indian team captain, Azharuddin to each and every match. Things seemed serious between Sangeeta and Azhar and the cricketer decided to divorce his wife of eight years, Naureen, to marry  Sangeeta. The chaotic divorce cost him his two bungalows in Hyderabad’s Banjara Hills, two BMW cars and lakhs of rupees. People were shocked that Azhar had taken as drastic a step as he did and there were even rumours that Sangeeta was pregnant. Despite all the obstacles they faced, Sangeeta and Azhar wed in 1996. Despite the rumors of a breakup, Sangeeta was seen campaigning with Azhar at the 2014 elections. Apparently, Sangeeta wanted a divorce because of Azhar alleged link up with Jwala Gutta, a badminton player. Sangeeta is trying to make a comeback in Bollywood films and Salman has been helping her get back on the track.