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5 Indian sportspersons who you did not know married Bollywood stars

SENIOR ANALYST
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6.71K   //    12 Dec 2017, 17:14 IST

Mahesh and Lara during a red carpet event
Mahesh and Lara have proved to be couple goals for a long time now

In a country of over a billion people, sports play a major role in bringing people together. Similar is the case of the film industry, which has produced many movies that have brought out a wonderful message for the public to dwell upon.

Having said that, the combination of films and sports has also come across very strongly, with many movies spreading the message of learning important values through sports. So what's better than the two worlds coming together?

As Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding grabs headlines across the country, we take a look at five such couples where the world of sports and films came together!


#1 Jyoti Randhawa and Chitrangada Singh

Jyoti and Chitraganda during happier times
Jyoti and Chitraganda during happier times

Professional golfer Jyoti Randhawa, who was ranked in the Top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings, married actress Chitrangada Singh in 2001 but divorced in 2014 after 13 years of marriage.

Having been promoted to the professional level in 1994 after performing exceptionally well at the amateur level, Jyoti has gone on to win on the Asian Tour on eight occasions and also emerged as the champion of the 2007 DLF Masters.

Chitrangada, who was born in Rajasthan, has starred in Hindi movies such as Desi Boyz, Joker, Gabbar is Back and her latest movie, Munna Michael. In addition to this, she also lent her presence for a song called 'Sirippu En' in the 2014 Tamil movie, Anjaan.

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