Mumbai: Bollywood and diva and now Hollywood sensation Deepika Padukone has been an ardent cricket fan since childhood. In fact, the actress was even spotted with the cricketers on numerous occasions, raising speculations of a relationship. Deepika has revealed the name of her favorite cricketer and it is not Mahendra Singh Dhoni or Sachin Tendulkar.
Here’s what Deepika Padukone said when she was asked about her favorite cricketer, “Sachin Tendulkar is a legend, but I think among the younger lot, Virat Kohli is very talented. I just hope he doesn’t lose focus, and if he carries on playing the way he does, he has a great future,” she had said while talking about the current Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli.
The astonishing actress, once in an interview expresses her feelings about cricket and her share for the country in movies, she said, “Happy with Bollywood’s ground-breaking idea of promoting films at cricket venues. I think cricket and films are like religions in our country. So, it’s nice to get the two together and expect this combination works.”
While Virat is presently the best in the business, likewise Deepika Padukone too is at this point in time the best actress in the country. What surprised people was that Deepika had predicted Virat Kohli’s stardom way ahead in time before others could grab their breath in awe of the talented player.