Zaheer Khan, India’s former Left-arm fast bowler announced his engagement to actress Sagarika Ghatge on Monday 24th April 2017. Zaheer Khan has made a name for himself in the world of cricket and Sagarika got recognition with the hit 2007 sports flick ‘Chak De! India’. Sagarika Ghatge is an Indian actress best known for her debut role as Preeti Sabarwal in ‘Chak De! India’. She participated in the sixth season of ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi’ as a contestant and went on to be a finalist. She is a national level athlete.
Find out more about her in Sagarika Ghatge’s wiki.
Sagarika Ghatge was born in Kolhapur in Maharashtra
Sagarika Ghatge was born on 8th January 1986 in Kolhapur Maharashtra. At the age of 8, her family shifted to Ajmer in Rajasthan. She completed her schooling at Mayo College Girls School in Ajmer. She came to Mumbai after completing her schooling. She went to HR College of Commerce in Mumbai.
Sagarika Ghatge belongs to a Royal family from Maharashtra
Sagarika Ghatge is the daughter of actor Vijayendra Ghatge. He is a member of the royal family of Kagal and is closely related to other Maratha royal families. Sita Raje Ghatge is Sagarika’s grandmother. Her grandmother is the daughter of Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore. Her mother Urmila Ghatge is a housewife. She has a brother named Shivjeet Ghatge.
Sagarika’s shot to fame was ‘Chak De! India’
Sagarika Ghatge made her Bollywood debut in the 2007 sports drama ‘Chak De! India’. She portrayed the character of Preeti Sabarwal, a member of the Indian women’s national hockey team. Her character gained a huge fan following and later she became the brand ambassador of Reebok India. She has appeared in fashion magazines and various fashion shows. Later she appeared in the 2009 film, ‘Fox’ as ‘Urvashi Mathur’. She portrayed Kamiah in ‘Miley Naa Miley Hum’. Her first lead role in a Bollywood movie was opposite Emraan Hashmi in the movie ‘Rush’, which released on 24 October 2012. However, the film was a total disaster. She has also appeared in Marathi cinema opposite actor Atul Kulkarni in Satish Rajwade’s ‘Premachi Goshta’ which released in February 2013. In 2015, she also did a Punjabi movie, ‘Dildariyaan’.
She received the Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress for ‘Chak De! India’ alongside all the Chak De! Girls. She was also rewarded with a Lions Gold Award.
Sagarika Ghatge is Engaged to Cricketer Zaheer Khan
The 31-year-old Sagarika Ghatge recently got engaged to Zaheer Khan. Zaheer took to Twitter to announce their engagement. The fast bowler announced the good news with an endearing tweet. Zaheer posted a picture of the two with Sagarika flaunting her engagement ring and wrote, “Never laugh at your wife’s choices. You are one of them !!! Partners for life. #engaged @sagarikavghatge.”
Sagarika also posted a picture on Twitter with the caption, “Partners for life!!! #engaged @ImZaheer.”
If sources are to be believed, Zaheer got Sagarika to fly down to Goa. He had taken two days off before his next match in the ongoing Indian Premier League. During this time the cricketer got down on his knees and popped the question to his partner for life.
Congratulations to the happy couple!