Cricket and Bollywood often go hand in hand. There have been several Bollywood actresses who have married cricketers while there have been multiple linkup rumours. However, a new report has surfaced that claims to be the mother of all relationship scandals. This report claims that former Pakistan captain and current Prime Minister Imran Khan was in a relationship with Bollywood actress Rekha.
Imran Khan’s affair with Rekha:
Imran Khan was one of the leading Cricketers in the world back in his heydays. He was quite famous among the ladies for his charm and good looks. He was always in the news for his linkups but the one with Rekha takes the cake. The report reveals that Rekha’s mother also approved of their association.
Star had allegedly published this affair back in the day. The report revealed that the cricketer was all set to tie the knot with the actress. Rekha’s mother in fact was happy with this relationship and even consulted her astrologer regarding this. It is learnt that Khan had spent quality time with Rekha in Mumbai.
Khan and Rekha enjoyed each other’s company on several occasions. They frequented beaches and spent time at nightclubs. People who saw the couple reported that they seemed quite close and ‘that they loved each other deeply and passionately’.
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In the end, the article also quoted Imran Khan’s views on dating actresses. He once said, “The company of actresses is good for a short period. I enjoy their company for some time and then move ahead. I cannot even think of marrying a movie actress.” He was also rumoured to be dating Zeenat Aman and Shabana Azmi.
The current status of both these icons:
Imran Khan is the current Prime Minister of Pakistan. He retired from cricket in 1992 but remained an iconic figure in his country. Khan eventually entered politics and after years of struggle, his party was finally able to win the elections. He got elected as the Prime Minister in 2018 to add a new chapter to his legacy.
Rekha on the other hand has had tumultuous relationships. She was madly in love with Amitabh Bachchan. There is a legend that states she has never been able to get over this relationship.