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1. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore

It all started in 1965 when Sharmila Tagore was in Delhi for a shoot and Tiger Pataudi got introduced to her through some common friends. Legend has it that Tiger gifted Sharmila a refrigerator to win her heart, but the trick did not work. Four years of sending roses and proposing, Sharmila agreed. However, their families still opposed the marriage. After much persuasation the parents agreed!

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Link-ups between cricketers and actresses

30 November 2012

Bollywood and cricket go down a long way when it comes to link-ups between cricketers and Bollywood actresses. There have been numerous affairs between them but only a few have managed to awaken a great deal of media curiosity due to the glamour attached to both the professions. Actresses like Sharmila Tagore and Sangeeta Bijlani are happily married to ex-cricketers Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Mohammad Azharuddin respectively and, hence, keep the cricket-Bollywood association alive. The list below brings forth stories of link-ups between cricketers and Bollywood actresses.

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