Bigg Boss 10 contestant Akanksha Sharma is ex-wife of Yuvraj Singh’s brother

Bigg Boss 10 contestant Akanksha Sharma is the former wife of cricketer Yuvraj Singh's brother, Zorawar Singh. On the show, she said her marriage ended because of her mother-in-law.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2016 5:39 pm
Akanksha Sharma, Bigg Boss 10, Yuvraj singh, yuvraj singh bhabhi, akanksha sharma image Bigg Boss 10 contestant Akanksha Sharma blamed mother-in-law for her troubled marriage with Yuvraj Singh’s brother, Zorawar.

Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 10 has a cricket connection this year. One of the commoner contestants is none other than Akansha Sharma, estranged wife of Yuvraj Singh’s younger brother Zorawar Singh.

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As the show began with a bang on Sunday night, Salman Khan welcomed a bunch of contestants whom he called “India wale”. While many of those were interesting (Lokesh Kumari and Om Swami to name two), there was one who got everybody asking, “But which cricketer is she related to?” The contestant is none other than Akanksha Sharma and the cricketer is Yuvraj.

yuvraj singh brother, yuvraj singh, bigg boss 10, akanksha sharma, bigg boss 10 contestant Yuvraj Singh with brother Zorawar Singh during his wedding celebrations. Bigg Boss 10 contestant Akanksha Sharma is Zorawar’s estranged wife.

What everyone is wondering is what went wrong with Akanksha and Zorawar’s marriage. She herself revealed in the Bigg Boss house that she left, or rather ran away from her marital home because of her mother-in-law. And the lady in question is none other than Yuvraj and Zorawar’s mother Shabnam.

Akanksha Sharma, who is from Gurgaon, married Zorawar in 2014 but their marriage didn’t last long. While Akanksha said she had no problem with her husband or Yuvraj, she could not deal with her mother-in-law. She finally left and will soon get a divorce. She now wants to start her life afresh inside the Bigg Boss house. In answer to Salman’s question about her purpose of coming on Bigg Boss to which she replied that she wants to get a new lease of life after a bad marriage.

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We are wondering how the Singh family will react to her Bigg Boss stint. Needless to say, the family and Akanksha’s time with them will be a hot topic of conversation both inside the Bigg Boss house and outside it.

Meanwhile, Yuvraj himself is all set to tie the knot with actor Hazel Keech in December.

The final list of Bigg Boss 10 Aam Aadmi contestants: Om Swami, Manveer Gurjar, Nitibha Kaul, Lokesh Kumari Sharma, Akanksha Sharma, Priyanka Jagga, Manu Punjabi aka Manoj Punjabi, Naveen Prakash, Antara Biswas aka Mona Lisa.

The final list of the Bigg Boss 10 celebrity contestants: Lopamudra Raut, VJ Bani, Rahul Dev, Karan Mehra, Gaurav Chopra, Rohan Mehra.