‘Virat and I did date’ says model turned actress Izabelle Leite

Cricket in India is celebrated as a religion and the players as the gods. The name and fame that these players earn is replicated in their lifestyle and moreover, the way they use it to use the luxuries of life. As the glamour quotient of Cricket and Bollywood is comparable, most of the time we find players entangled with Bollywood celebrities.

A place where the personal lives of these celebrities become the public record, it is hard to hide the romantic relationships that these cricketers and Bollywood celebrities share.

In the recent years, we have seen a number of cricket players getting married to Bollywood actresses. The list is long and includes some of the famous names of the game like Virat Kohli – Anushka Sharma, Yuvraj Singh – Hazel Keech and Harbhajan Singh – Geeta Basra. These are just a few examples of the relationships between the 2 sectors.


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However, the relationship between these 2 are not famous for just marriages but from time to time the news of other romantic relationships keep surfacing. Many cricket players have relationships with either established celebrities or with the ones who are still trying to find their feet.

For the struggling assists, it is good sometimes as they get the fame that helps them being recognized by the industry players and thus a chance to make the name of their own. One such relationship was of Virat Kohli and Brazilian Actress & model Izabelle Leite.

Initial relationshipThe long-time girlfriend of Anushka’s Virat

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It was back in 2011 when these 2 were spotted shopping together in Singapore and since then it was said that they dated for almost 2 years. Perhaps it was Izabelle only with whom Virat had an elongated relationship with Anushka.

The Brazilian model turned actress since then have moved to Mumbai and was seen visiting Delhi many times to meet and spend time with Kohli. It was cited that the relationship started as a casual one but the pair was quite serious about themselves back in 2012. virat issabella

In 2014, Izabelle herself revealed that she had been in the relationship with Virat. That time there were rumors of her being dating Siddharth Malia, which she denied and clarified that the 2 never had anything more than good friendship between them.

Izabelle’s acting career

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The actress was seen in many of the Lakme advertisements and it was considered her one of the best assignments she has got in India. The actress came to Mumbai to act in the controversial film of Raj Purohit “Sixteen” and since then have been associated with various modeling and promotional assignments.

In 2014, she starred in the movie called “Purani Jeans”. The movie was critically acclaimed as Sixteen.

Nowadays Izabelle is ready to make her debut in Tollywood with the famous director Jayanth C Paranji, who has the reputation of introducing the Bollywood actresses into Tollywood. The director has earlier given chance to stars like Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Lisa Ray, Anjala Zhaveri and Nauheed Cyrusi into Telugu film industry.

Virat’s affair other than Izabelle

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Since the start of his career, Virat has been this poster boy of Delhi and the Indian Cricket. He had the style and classy looks along with the tattoos and clothing style to get the girls falling for him.

He had been in news for his relationships with a lot of stars from movie and modeling industry. Some of the popular names that come in the list are of Tamanna Bhatia, Sanjjana Galrani, and Sarah Jane Dias

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