Sourav Ganguly And Nagma
One of the most enigmatic cricketer of the country, The Dada of all his fans, Sourav Ganguly remains to be one of the greatest captains of Team India. Starting palely in 1992, Sourav made a bold mark in cricket by scoring a century on test debut against England at the latter’s home in 1997. After being awarded the captaincy in 2000, Sourav proved his worth by leading the team to the 2003 work cup final. He was later honored with the Padma Shri Award in 2004. With more than 300 ODIs against his name, Ganguly was indeed one of the greatest batsmen of the country.
A superstar down south, Nagma is a starlet famous for her roles in blockbusters of Tamil, Telugu and Bhojpuri cinema.
She debuted with ‘Baaghi : A rebel for love’ in 1990 and later starred alongside Karishma Kapoor , Ayaj Devgn and Akshay Kumar. After such a huge start, Nagma decided to pursue her career down south and starred in several Tamil and Telugu films. Soon she was a rage in the southern film industry and rapidly soared to be the most sought after actress in Tamil Cinema. She later joined the Congress Party and works in the field of politics till today.
Nagma and Sourav were reportedly seeing each other since 1999. The World Cup of cricket was organized in England and that is where the swashbuckling batsmen and the stunning actress first met. Rumors circulated about trouble looming over Sourav’s marriage. Certain publications even reported that Sourav’s Wife had also moved out of the house.
In the year 2001, they created a buzz around the media when they were clicked outside a Shiv Mandir in Andhra Pradesh. Considering the stature and fan following of these two in their respective fields, their affair was so hyped that even the Australian media had comments to make.
Many feared that this extra marital affair of Sourav would not only ruin his image but would also ruin the career of him and his lover.
Although the relationship was strong, the celebs decided to call it quits. Nagma explained that the split was due to “unforeseen circumstances” which the media kept contemplating for days to come.
She also defended herself for creating problems between Sourav and his wife by rubbishing all the claims. As Nagma finally found solace in her work and politics, Sourav has now retired from cricket and lives with his wife. The steamiest affair has now seen a quite end.