According to insiders, Anusha even flew down to Irfan’s hometown to meet him.
Since then, she has appeared in music videos, television commercials, fashion shows, and on magazine covers.
Riya has worked as an activist and appeared in an AIDS awareness music video with the aim of dispelling popular myths about the disease.
She also helped raise funds for pediatric eye-care.
Bollywood stars and Indian cricketers always share a special relationship. After Sreesanth’s closeness with Riya Sen and Shazan Padamsee, another new love story between cricketer and Bollywood babe is doing the rounds.
According to the latest buzz, Irfan Pathan is dating VJ and actress Anusha Dandekar.
The duo wanted no unnecessary publicity and as far as possible trying to keep their relationship secret.
Anusha is offering moral support to Irfan Pathan who is working hard to make his place in the Indian team again.
Riya, who comes from a family of actors including her grandmother Suchitra Sen, mother Moon Moon Sen and sister Raima Sen, began her acting career in 1991 as a child actress in the film Vishkanya.
Her first commercial success in her film career was with Style, a 2001 Hindi low-budget sex comedy directed by N. Some of her other notable films include producer Pritish Nandy's musical film, Jhankaar Beats (2003) in Hinglish, Shaadi No.
1 (2005) and Malayalam horror film Ananthabhadram (2005).
Riya was first recognised as a model when she performed in Falguni Pathak's music video Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi at the age of sixteen in 1998.