Cricket and our entertainment industry have a long-standing relationship. Bollywood filmmakers are in awe of sports, they have portrayed their favorite sportsman and even captured historic moments in movies. Actors often had to go through strict training to step into the shoes of a cricketer. Speaking of which, here is a list of some Bollywood actors who often dabbled in the roles of cricketers in movies and got it right!
Bollywood actors who have played cricket in movies:
1. Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor tried out for the role of a Jersey cricketer. It is about a former cricketer who returns to the game for his son’s wish for a jersey, alongside Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapoor. The film is also the remake of his 2019 Telugu film of the same title. The film was scheduled to hit theaters on December 31, 2021, but was postponed indefinitely due to the spread of the Omicron variant.
2. Sushant Singh Rajput
The late Sushant Singh Rajput tried out for the lead role in the…