Azharuddin dating badminton player
Gutta, who is the country's most successful doubles specialist, has won the National Badminton Championships fourteen times.
She has represented India at the international circuit since early 2000s, partnering Shruti Kurien earlier in her career winning the national championships for six consecutive years.
Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin today sought to scotch speculation of his romantic relationship with Jwala Gutta, saying the ace badminton doubles player is just a "good friend." According to media reports, Azharuddin has been dating 26-year-old Jwala and is on the verge of filing for divorce from his wife of 14 years Sangeeta Bijlani within a week.
However, Azharuddin, a Congress MP from Moradabad, rubbished all such reports, terming them as baseless, fabricated and in bad taste.
The media reports of Jwala-Azharuddin affair seems to be taking a new turn.
Twenty six-year-old shuttler Jwala Gutta is reportedly now filing for divorce from her husband Chetan Anand, also a shuttler.
Mohammad Azharuddin was earlier married to to Hyderabad-based Naureen, but they got divorced after 9 years of marriage.
Azharuddin's picture with Shannon Marie was first published on a website fashionscandal.com, and was later published in HT City on Thursday but Shannon denied the report and says the pictures are morphed.
The couple was spotted holidaying in Paris together. Before venturing into fashion designing, she worked as Business Development Manager for v Customer, handling American clients from India.
She is also a a certified teacher of 'transformational yoga'.
The actress was, at the time, dating Bollywood hunk Salman Khan.
Jwala Gutta is a left-handed Indian badminton player.