Sonali Bendre reacts to Shoaib Akhtar’s old love proposal: ‘Kidnap Kar Lunga’

Sonali Bendre reacts to Shoaib Akhtar's old love proposal: 'Kidnap Kar Lunga'

Sonali Bendre reacts to Shoaib Akhtar's old love proposal: 'Kidnap Kar Lunga'

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Sonali Bendre’s recent comments on Shoaib Akhtar’s past proposal have piqued interest, with the actress expressing doubts about its authenticity during a podcast with Shubhankar Mishra. 

Mishra emphasized Bendre’s popularity in Pakistan and mentioned former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina’s open admiration for her during the discussion. Bendre’s enduring legacy in Bollywood was highlighted as she joined Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Mukesh Rishi, and director John Mathew Mathan at the 25th-anniversary screening of ‘Sarfarosh.’ 

The event celebrated Bendre’s memorable performances in iconic films like ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ and ‘Duplicate,’ reaffirming her status as a beloved figure in Indian cinema.

In a recent episode of Shubhankar Mishra’s podcast, the host discussed Sonali Bendre’s popularity in Pakistan and brought up Shoaib Akhtar’s alleged proposal. Bendre responded to the claim by expressing skepticism stating, “I don’t know how true this is, even in those times there used to be fake news.” This playful statement from the Pakistani cricket legend, where he purportedly threatened to ‘kidnap’ her, has caught the attention of Indian fans.

Mishra also mentioned Suresh Raina’s candid admission of his affection for Bendre. He revealed that in an interview, Raina had openly expressed his admiration for her and began blushing as soon as her name was mentioned.

Sonali Bendre, known for her iconic roles in films such as ‘Sarfarosh,’ ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain,’ and ‘Duplicate,’ recently attended the special screening of ‘Sarfarosh’ celebrating its 25th anniversary. She was joined by Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Mukesh Rishi, and director John Mathew Mathan, further cementing her legacy in Indian cinema.