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Indian Cricketers who featured in Bollywood movies
Son of cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi, Angad Bedi who used to play cricket for Delhi at domestic level failed to replicate the success of his father. After that Angad appeared in the film industry with movie F.A.L.T.U. and Ungli.
Yuvraj Singh is an Indian international cricketer, who worked as a child actor in Mehndi Sajda Di and Putt Sardara.
Indian leg spinner Anil Kumble played a little cameo on screen with a cricket-based flick Meerabai Not Out.
Indian spin bowler Harbhajan Singh made his acting debut in Bhaji In Problem a Punjabi film by Ashwini Yardi and Akshay Kumar. He also made a special appearance in the movie Second Hand Husband starring Gippy Garewal, Tina Ahuja and Geeta Basra.
Indian legend popularly known as the Haryana hurricane has worked in a lot of Bollywood movies including Iqbal, Mujhse Shaadi Karogii and Stumped.
Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded to be one of the greatest cricketers of all time and by many as the greatest batsman of all time. He will soon make his debut with a feature film made on his life and times.
Salil Ankola was in Indian cricket team from 1989 to 1997. But his cricket career was not so appreciated and at the age of 28, Ankola retired from cricket to pursue a career as an actor. He had acted in the Bollowood movie Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne starring Esha Deol and Zayed Khan. He also did movies such as Kurukshetra, Pitaah and Silence Please...The Dressing Room. He also appeared in number of serials on television.
Sunil Gavaskar was regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history. After his retirement, he played the lead role in a Marathi film called Savli Premachi also he played himself in a cricket match in movie Maalamaal which starred Naseeruddin Shah. But he couldn’t make a great impact in film industry.
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