When cricketer Ajay Jadeja was madly in love with 'dhak-dhak girl' Madhuri Dixit
Bollywood actresses and their love affairs with cricketers are not a thing of today. It prevails from the time veteran actress Sharmila Tagore got married to Indian cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. Relationships in the glamour industry are quite fickle. Some last forever, some don't.
Madhuri Dixit and cricketer Ajay Jadeja's relationship was much talked about a few years ago. On one side was Bollywood's 'dhak dhak' girl Madhuri Dixit and on the other was handsome Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja who had female fans crazy for him.
It all began when Madhuri Dixit and Ajay Jadeja saw each other for the first time during a magazine photoshoot that they were in together and since then gossip about the two dating each other began.
Friendship between the two celebs soon turned into love due to which Jadeja’s game was affected. This development upset his family who advised him to focus on the game.
According to reports, Jadeja was from a royal family while Madhuri was from a middle-class household. Ajay’s family was not happy about this affair and they did not want Ajay to continue his relationship with Madhuri.
Reports suggest, while the two dated, Ajay had expressed his desire to work in films and Madhuri being one of the topmost actresses of the time began pitching boyfriend Ajay's name to producers.
Amidst all this came the final blow that separated the love birds forever, in the year 1999 Ajay Jadeja was found guilty of match-fixing with cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin.
Though Madhuri's parents never opposed her relationship with Ajay Jadeja, after hearing the news, they never allowed their daughter to have any further involvement in the relationship.
It was then that Madhuri decided to break all ties with Ajay Jadeja and flew down to the USA where she met Dr Shriram Nene with whom the actress got married.