Valentine's Day Special- Indian Sports Couples Love Stories

Valentine's Day Special- Check out the amazing Indian players love stories. Explore the different Indian sports couples love stories involving some of the greatest athletes in the world on

Sarah Andrew
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The Indian Sports couples

It is the 14th of February and it is Valentines Day, where all the couples share a romantic time with each other. This is a tradition where everyone who has fallen in love will only remember the great memories with their significant others. No matter what kind of super power in the world you think is going to make you invincible, the power of love will always bring you to your knees. This is the day where there is no room for hate and only the greatest moments of heart are shared. The red roses and heart shaped balloons are what signifies this day.

There will be a lot of couples all around the world who are celebrating this day with each other, but even the world of sports is celebrating this day. There are a lot of sportsmen who are having the time of their life as well. These sporting couples have some of the greatest stories which they have shared with everyone all around the world. Some of these athletes might be competitive on the field, but they still have someone in their personal life who they will give into at will. The cute and memorable love stories of these sporting legends are still remembered today.

Here’s a look at the top 5 Love stories of Indian sporting couples:

5. Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian


Sakshi Malik has already made a name for herself in the world of wrestling by winning a bronze in the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Apart from that Malik also has 3 commonwealth games medal as well. Sakshi had met Satyawart Kadian who was also a wrestler in the 97 kg category in the Glasgow Commonwealth games where both of them won silver medals for their nation. The couple started bonding for the first time when Satyawart motivate Sakshi to aim fo9r the Olympics instead of being upset about losing the final gold medal match. The couple got married in 2017 and have had a great 7-year marriage.

4. Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi



Mahesh Bhupathi is regarded as one of the best Tennis players India has ever produced. Apart from winning 8 grand slams Bhupathi found his life partner at the function in 2000 when he first laid his eyes on Lara Dutta who had won the miss universe pageant as well. The couple only spoke 9 years after the show and Bhupathi had asked her out on a date. The couple finally married in 2011 and have had a great marriage which has lasted more than 10 years in which they had also given birth to their daughter Saira Bhupathi as well.

3. Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal


Dinesh Karthik has had one of the best careers in his cricketing journey where he has been a part of the 2007 T20 World and 2013 Champions trophy victory. However, his personal life has been a roller coaster at best, with the drama with his first wife and best friend Murali Vijay. Fortunately, Karthik finally found the love of his life in a gym in 2012 when he met squash player Dipika Pallikal. It might have been a rough start for the cricketer as Dipika was not really that interested in cricket, but the gesture of Karthik flying to England for her Tournament was enough to spark the love between these two great sportsmen.

2. Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap


This seems like the real-life power couple between two great badminton players, who have been one of the top 10 ranked players in their respective categories. The passion of the sport is what  brought Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap  together. The bond between has been deep since they met each other during their teenage years and have enjoyed each other’s company for a long time. Kashyap had also trained Saina in 2018 Asian games where she won the bronze medal as well. The couple married in 2018 and are having a happy journey so far.

1.Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma


This is one of the most popular couples in Indian sports right now and are still relevant to this day. Virat Kohli might be known as one of the most aggressive and intimidating individuals on the field, but it was Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma who seems to keep him calm. The two being one of the most charismatic individuals in their respective professions had met for the first time while they were shooting for a shampoo add and had connected instantly. The couple finally married in 2017 in Italy and have also had their first child named Vamika just 3 years ago on 11 January 2021.

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