The New Year began with a great news for Hardik Pandya fans. The Baroda-born cricketer announced his engagement with the love of his life, Natasa Stankovic, in Dubai on January 1.
They exchanged the rings with each other in a speedboat as the performers sang a Bollywood song in the background. Hardik’s family members and friends were present as this mesmerizing event took place and even cheered for the newly-engaged couple.
Both Hardik and Natasa shared pictures and videos on their respective Instagram accounts as they made the announcement. Soon, their social media handles were flooded with congratulatory messages. Celebrities from Bollywood and the cricketers wished the couple all the best for their future.
Here are a few facts that you need to know about Natasa Stankovic:
1.) Born on March 4, 1992
Natasa Stankovic was born on March 4, 1992, in Požarevac, Serbia. She is about a year and a half older than her fiance Hardik Pandya.
2.) Moved to India in 2012
Natasa moved to India in 2012 to fulfill her Bollywood dreams. She started as a model for various famous brands, where she later gained popularity.
3.) Bollywood debut
She made her debut in Bollywood with Prakash Jha’s film Satyagraha in 2013. She appeared in the dance number “Aiyo Ji” opposite Ajay Devgn.
4.) Gained popularity with Bigg Boss
In 2014, Natasha was one of the housemates in the reality show Bigg Boss. It was then when she gained popularity and became a household name.
5.) Career-changing video song
Natasa won a lot of hearts when she featured in the music video ‘Bandook’ by Badshah. However, her moment of stardom came when she joined hands once again with the rapper for the video song ‘DJ Waley Babu.’
6.) Cameo alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif
She featured in various Bollywood songs through these years. Another breakthrough in her career came when she got a chance to play a cameo in ‘Zero’ along with Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif.
7.) Travel enthusiast
Natasa is one big adventure junkie, and her social media posts are proof of the same.
8.) Personal life
The Serbian diva was dating TV actor Aly Goni for a long time. However, things didn’t work out, and the couple parted ways.
9.) Nach Baliye 9 contestant
She was seen alongside her ex-boyfriend Aly Goni in the ninth season of a dance show ‘Nach Baliye.’
10). Web Series debut
Natasa made her web series debut in 2019. She played the role of Sara in a series called ‘The Holiday’ which also featured Adah Sharma.