Despite the political rivalries for years and years, many Pakistani celebrities found their love on the other side of the border and vice versa. While not all are being mentioned here, some famous ones do come under the limelight.
Here we have a list of some of the celebs who dated other celebrities across the border:
Imran Khan and Zeenat Aman
Back in his cricketing days, Imran Khan was romantically paired with many women owing to his good looks and stylish personality. During the 80s, the Pakistani fast bowler was rumored to be in a relationship with Indian actress Zeenat Aman, when the Pakistani cricket team toured India. The two dated for a while before parting their ways. Imran later married Jemima Goldsmith.
Salman Khan and Somy Ali
Pakistani actress Somy Ali worked on several projects in Bollywood, and she dated Salman Khan for almost 8 long years! Sadly, things did not work out, and they had to part ways.
Imtiaz Ali and Iman Ali
Pakistan’s renowned actress Iman Ali once dated famous Indian director Imtiaz Ali who directed famous Indian movies including Highway and Rockstar. Although the two kept it a secret, their late-night parties and get-togethers were widely reported in the media. In fact, the Pakistani actress also shifted to Mumbai for some time. Unfortunately, they were unable to keep things going and eventually separated with Iman Ali moving back to Pakistan.
Wasim Akram and Sushmita Sen
Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram once dated Indian actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen. The couple romantically linked during a reality show in 2008. However, things did not turn out to be in their favor, and the couple parted ways. Wasim later married Shaniera Thompson, who continues to be his wife today.
Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza
The couple has indeed proved that love has no borders! Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian Tennis Champion Sania Mirza married in 2010. Although the couple had to face countless controversies, they lead a happy married life!