The Real Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena love stories are so common in the celebrity world. We are talking about the love stories between the cricketers and the Bollywood actresses. The wedding of Virat Kohli and Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma has resurfaced the celebrity goals at a whole new level. On the same lines, there is an unfulfilled love story of former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar.
Yes, according to the reports, there was a time when Shoaib was madly in love with Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre. He was her die-hard fan. Sonali was a tall and slim actress known for having a perfect figure. She made the Rawalpindi Express skip a heartbeat. As per the reports in Jansatta, Shoaib Akhtar used to follow Sonali a lot. In fact, he even used to carry a photograph of Sonali Bendre in his wallet. Wow! What a fan!
The co-players of Shoaib has noticed the same on various occasions. Once he finally managed to meet Sonali during one of India vs Pakistan fixtures. However, nothing could progress in this particular one-sided love story of Shoaib. He was so crazy after Sonali that Shoaib had stated that he would kidnap Sonali if she refuses his proposal, in one of the interviews.
Reportedly, Sonali Bendre was not interested in Soaib as an angle of love and hence the one-sided story of Shoaib ended. Now, both Sonali and Shoaib are well settled with lovely partners. Sonali Bendre went on to tie the knot to Bollywood director Goldy Bahl back in the year 2002. Meanwhile, Shoaib Akhtar married a beautiful Pakistani lady Rubab in the year 2014.