Harbhajan Singh turns 40: How the 'Turbanator' fell in love with the girl from 'The Train'

Updated: Jul 03, 2020, 09:28 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Harbhajan Singh is an Indian cricketer who has represented the Indian team in Tests, ODIs and T20Is.

    Harbhajan Singh strikes a Shah Rukh Khan-like pose with Geeta Basra on their wedding day. (Pics/ Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra's Instagram)

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Harbhajan Singh is fondly nicknamed 'Bhajji' amongst family, friends and the rest of the cricketing fraternity.

    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra were married on 29th October 2015 after dating for a while. At first, the couple did not confirm about seeing each other. It was only after a few years that Bhajji and Geeta went public with their relationship

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Harbhajan Singh has played 103 Tests, 236 ODIs and 28 T20Is.

    Harbhajan and Geeta are often seen professing their love for each other on Instagram and other social media sites. They are easily one of sports and entertainments most lovable couples.

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Harbhajan Singh started off his IPL career in the 2008 season for Mumbai Indians, taking 12 wickets in 13 matches.

    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra during their wedding reception. Their wedding reception had a list of guests like Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh, Anurag Thakur, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Sakshi Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan and wife Ayesha, Ajay Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Varun Aaronm, Murali Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane and wife, Kapil Dev and wife Romi among others

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    In the 2011 IPL season, Harbhajan Singh captained the Mumbai Indians team to the Champions League T20 title.

    Harbhajan Singh carries Geeta Basra carrying in another filmi pose. The couple have various lovey-dovey photos on Instagram and it only shows their brilliant chemistry.

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    In the IPL 2012 season, Harbhajan Singh did not have a very successful year as a player, but captained the Mumbai Indians team to the semi-final.

    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra have their 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' moment. Do you think Bhajji and Geeta would give Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol a run for their money?

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Harbhajan Singh finally ended his stint at Mumbai Indians after 10 years with the team, playing his last MI match in IPL 2017.

    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra look super cool in this photo on a yacht

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    In IPL 2018, MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings bought the legendary spinner and it has been nothing short of a reincarnation for Harbhajan Singh as a bowler.

    This is what Harbhajan and Geeta's Sunday selfie looks like - cosy!

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    For Chennai Super Kings, Harbhajan Singh was a standout performer in the IPL 2019, taking 14 game-changing wickets in only 9 matches at an economy rate of 7.05.

    Geeta Basra looks ravishing and Harbhajan Singh dapper before Yuvraj Singh's wedding. Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh are close friends. Yuvraj Singh, too, married a Bollywood celebrity Hazel Keech

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Geeta Basra has acted in quite a few Bollywood films like 'Dil Diya Hai', 'The Train', 'Mr. Joe B Carvalho' etc. Her chemistry with Emraan Hashmi in 'The Train' was quite famous among Bollywood fans

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Geeta Basra and Harbhajan Singh became proud parents to Hinaya Heer Plaha on 27 July 2016

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    Harbhajan Singh is a doting father to his little princess and photos speak for themselves

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    On Geeta Basra's birthday in March 2020, Harbhajan Singh had a sweet birthday wishe for her - You look more beautiful today than the day I first met you. Happy Birthday to my Wife I mean knife. oh ho gussa nahi I mean life. @geetabasra #HappyBirthdayGeetabasra

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    In picture: Geeta Basra gets her 'turb on' in this one and Harbhajan Singh looks quite pleased

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    What a colourful trio! Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra and Heer Hinaya Plaha during Holi 2020.

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    Royalty galore! Harbhajan Singh shared this picture with Geeta Basra on Valentine's Day 2020

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    In picture: Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra and little Hinaya during the Indian T20 tournament at Wankhede. Harbhajan Singh was part of Mumbai's T20 team during the time

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    Bhajji can dance saala! Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra appear on a TV reality show and shake a leg, The couple shocked the viewers, fans and judges with their brilliant performance

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    Harbhajan and Geeta look cosy in this photo back at their home in Punjab

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    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra with their daughter Heer Hinaya Plaha enjoy some dinner time

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    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra spread the love in this photo

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    Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra are a colourful couple in this picture during Holi celebrations

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    Bhajji and Geeta's pose here shows they can give Bollywood couples a run for their money

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  • Harbhajan Singh, Geeta Basra

    Harbhajan Singh is known as one of India's most prominent spinners and has played a major role in defining India's bowling attack over the years

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About The Gallery

Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has reached a landmark stage as he celebrates his 40th birthday today. Bhajji, as he is lovingly called, and his actress wife Geeta Basra have also grown together from strength to strength. On his birthday, we take a look at the cricketer's life off the pitch and his romantic journey with wife Geeta Basra. (Pics/ Harbhajan Singh Instagram)