Kapil Dev, Sarika's incomplete love story: Before Kamal Haasan, actress-cricketer were about to tie the knot
First Published 21, Sep 2020, 6:47 PM
What happened between Kapil Dev and Sarika who were once dating and almost tied the knot?
Movies and playing cricket are the two most glamorous professions in India. Over the years, we have seen several instances where actresses and cricketers have been romantically involved and later got married.
From Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to Virat Kolhi we have seen many Indian cricketers have often lost their hearts to these Bollywood actresses.
Likewise, our legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, who lifted the World Cup trophy in 1983 was reportedly dating actress Sarika, who later got married to superstar Kamal Haasan.
According to the Indiatimes report, Kapil Dev and Sarika first met thought Mrs Manoj Kumar as they were from two different industry. From just casual meetings to regular outings the couple soon hit-it-off.
From just friends to more than friends, the equation between the two increased pretty soon and strong. Kapil and Sarika soon entered into a relationship.
Not just that, according to Hindustan Times, reports Kapil Dev even took her to Punjab to meet his parents. But suddenly Kapil took a u-turn and decided to move back to his girlfriend Romi Bhatia. Both were having a break as they fought all this while.
According to reports, it is said that Kapil's closeness with Sarika was because of anger from Romi Bhatia. However, when Romi comes back into his life, Kapil kept a distance from the actress and married his first love.