Bollywood and Cricket have crossed paths on various platforms. Be it for their movie promotions or IPL, the rumors of cricketers being linked with Bollywood actresses had always have, are, and will always be nearby till eternity !!! Also, cricket is not called a glamorous sport solely because of its wealth and fame, but also due to its deep relationship with Bollywood. Over the years there have been several instances where actresses and cricketers have been romantically involved.
From Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore’s love affair in the 1960s to Virat and Anushka in the present day, cricketers and Bollywood actresses have from time to time seemed to have a thing for each other!!
This topic again popularity when on New Year, Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya and actress and model Natasa Stankovic took everyone by surprise as the couple announced their engagement. So, here are some unknown yet interesting facts about Hardik’s love interest Natasa Stankovic:
Natasha came to India in the year 2012 to pursue a career in acting. She started off as a model with brands such as Philips, Cadbury and Johnson & Johnson. In 2013, for the first time, this Serbian model got a break in Bollywood from Prakash Jha’s film Satyagraha. She performed in an item song called “Aiyo Ji” in the film. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, and Kareena Kapoor.
The stunning diva rose to fame by appearing in Badshah’s hit songs Bandook and DJ Waley Babu.
Natasha loves cricket. No doubt she fell in love with Hardik Pandya, the Indian cricketer.
Natasha learned dancing from the age of three. This instigated her move to Modern Ballet Dance School and learned dancing for 17 years almost.
Natasha has won the title of “Miss Sports of Serbia” in the year 2010.
Not many of us know that Natasha and Hardik were dating each other since August!! Yes, reports of duo’s affair have been on social media since August. Both have also appeared together many times. Hardik had also asked for votes for Natasha, who was shown in dance reality show Nach Baliye-9. According to the media reports, Hardik has introduced Natasha to her family as well, but no official statement has come yet.
The actress who is quite active on social media announced her engagement with cricketer Hardik Pandya. The batting star proposed the actress on a yacht by getting down on his knees. The actress looked extremely pretty and captioned the post, “Forever yes 🥰💍❤️ @hardikpandya93″. Whereas on the other hand, Hardik captioned the post,” Mai Tera, Tu meri Jaane, Saara Hindustan. 👫💍 01.01.2020 ❤️ #engaged”. How romantic, right??
In 2016, Natasa appeared in the film 7 Hours To Go, which was directed by Saurabh Varma. She played the role of a cop in the same. Later, she starred in the popular dance number “Mehbooba” from the film “Fukrey Returns”.
Natasa also had a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan’s 2018 film, Zero. She played Abhay Deol’s other girlfriend in the film. The film featured Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif as the two female leads.
Natasa participated in Bigg Boss Season 8. However, she got evicted within a month.
The diva was dating TV actor Aly Goni for a long time. However, things didn’t work out and the couple parted ways. In fact, She was seen alongside a TV actor in reality show Nach Baliye 9.
During one of their performances on Nach Baliye, Natasa was so upset over forgetting the dance steps that she walked out of the stage in tears. This did not go down well with the judges Ahmed Khan and Raveena Tandon who felt offended by her action as she did not wait for them to comment on her performance.
Natasa recently appeared in a special dance number titled Jhalak Dikhlaja Reloaded in Emraan Hashmi’s film, The Body. The song was a recreation of Emraan’s hit song from the 2006 film, Aksar.
Natasha’s date of birth is the 4th of March 1992 and she is 27 years old. Her hometown and birthplace are Pozarevac in Serbia and she hails from Serbian nationality and is European.
Natasha’s Mother’s name is Radmila Stankovic and her Father’s name is Goran Stankovic.