In India, both Bollywood and Cricket go hand in hand. There have been many instances where the cricketers had a loving relationship with the Bollywood divas. From Mohd. Azharuddin's story to the current Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's story it has always been the talk of the town.
And in one such case, earlier many media reports across India suggested that Shoaib Akhtar was madly in love with actress Sonali Bendre. The reports suggested that Shoaib had seen Sonali for the first time in the film English Babu Desi Mem and had developed a crush on her.
It also suggested that the legendary pacer’s room was filled with pictures of the actress, things went on to the extent that Shoaib carried a picture of Sonali in his wallet. In an interview, he had also revealed that if Sonali refuses his proposal, he would have to kidnap her then.
However, the former Pakistani cricketer reacted to the reports and cleared the air himself. In a video released on Youtube, Shoaib can be seen telling, "Once and for all, I am saying to you, Sonali Bendre aur mera kuch bhi nahi thha aisa. Kuch bhi nahi thha. Stop this speculation for once and for all. I am requesting you all."
In the video, Akhtar has clarified his stance and has said that there was nothing between them.
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