Yami Gautam names the cricketer she had a crush on; its not Virat Kohli or MS Dhoni

Bollywood actresses, just like the rest of us, hail cricketers as their idols.

So Yami Gautam is no exception to that rule. She set the stage on fire during her performance at the 2017 IPL opening ceremony in Delhi.

The actress who was last seen alongside Hrithik Roshan in this year’s hit film Kaabil, performed on some peppy chartbusters along with independent musician Guru Randhawa.

Yami Gautam IPL 2017
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There were hoots and cheers from the fans who were all set to watch the match between Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

So finally who is her first crush? Well it’s not MS Dhoni. Virat Kohli maybe? No, wrong again!

Yami Gautam

Yami who made a successful debut in Bollywood industry with the movie ‘Vicky Donor’ in a candid chat ahead of the release of her movie ‘Total Siyapaa’, revealed that Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi was her first crush.


“Shahid Afridi was my first crush. I even remember his birthday day even before mine. I remember the time I saw him bowl and his hair flying in the air and all of that,” Yami was quoted saying on the screen preview.

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