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Former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin has turned 58. Azharuddin’s personal life has always been in the news. His first wife’s name was Naureen. She was a resident of Hyderabad. Azhar had an affair with Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani in 1994 as Naureen’s husband.
Sangeeta met Azhar during the shooting of Ed in the early 90s. After this the series of meetings continued even further and both met during many programs. The two dated each other for many years and got married in 1996.
Left first wife for Sangeeta
Azhar divorced first wife Naureen to marry Sangeeta. At that time, Azhar had to pay about Rs 1 crore to Naureen as compensation for the divorce. At that time it was considered as the most expensive divorce in the country. After her divorce from Azhar, Naureen married a Canada-based businessman. The 14-year relationship between Azhar-Sangeeta ended in 2010 with divorce.
Azhar has two sons from first wife Naureen. Ayaz and Assad. Younger son Ayaz died in September 2011 in a road accident. Ayaz was fond of bike racing. His bike crashed on the Hyderabad Express Way. At the same time, the second son Asad is making a career in cricket. Sangeeta-Azhar does not have children.