10 Cricketers who have acted in Bollywood movies
by Jatin Author
Published - Jan 23, 2015 7:44 am | Updated - Jan 23, 2015 7:44 am
9. Ajay Jadeja
Ajay Jadeja who was a handy all-rounder and one of the backbones of the middle order of the Indian Cricket in the 1990s and who captained India in One day matches. He had his career ended when he was convicted of match fixing and was banned for life by the BCCI in 2000.
After the life in cricket, he tried his hand at acting and appeared in the Bollywood movie Khel (2003) opposite Celina Jaitley along with Sunil Shetty and Sunny Deol. He played one the main leading roles in the movie. He did a good job, but his absent acting talent was exposed in some high energy scenes in the movie. Though he has stayed away from the big screen, he appeared on the dancing show Jhalak Dikhla jaa and reached the top 5 before getting eliminated.