Dhoni to Novak Djokovic: Here are 5 sportsmen Deepika Padukone apparently dated
First Published 14, Dec 2019, 4:41 PM IST
Let's take a look at sportspersons that Deepika Padukone was linked with.
Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone married actor Ranveer Singh last year in a fairytale wedding in Lake Como, Italy. However, before Padukone met her Prince Charming, she had her fair share of Mr Not-So-Rights. The Padmavati star allegedly dated many sportspersons such as MS Dhoni to Novak Djokovic to Yuvraj Singh and more.
MS Dhoni: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni and Deepika met each other at an event, and both were awestruck. He also invited the actor to his many matches, which she attended. During this time, there were also reports that Dhoni was letting go of his trademark long hair since Deepika did not like them.
Yuvraj Singh: Deepika was also linked with cricketer Yuvraj Singh after the T20 World Cup of 2007. Speaking to The Telegraph, Yuvraj Singh had opened up on his short-term relationship with Deepika. Yuvraj had said, "I had just come back from South Africa and we met through common friends in Mumbai. We liked each other and wanted to know more. We didn't spend enough time with each other to know if it was going to be a long-term thing. As things turned out she moved on and so did I."
Novak Djokovic: When Deepika Padukone went on a dinner date with ace tennis player Novak Djokovic in 2016, the tabloids and gossip columns went into a frenzy. According to reports, Novak's ex-girlfriend, Natasa Bekvalac had alleged that Novak and Deepika had got quite close.
Roger Federer: Soon after Novak Djokovic, Deepika was linked with tennis star Roger Federer. There were many pictures of Roger and Deepika enjoying a game or two. As per a report in Asian Age, the Padmaavat actor had even said that she would leave her rumoured boyfriend, Ranveer Singh for tennis legend Roger Federer.
Rafael Nadal: Deepika and Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal spent a few days in Delhi in 2015. Later, the duo couldn't stop babbling about each other on social media. Their chemistry was grabbing national headlines, while Nadal called her 'incredible', Deepika thanked him for 'wonderful memories'.