Sangeeta Bijlani (born 9 July 1965) is an Indian Bollywood actress and former model.
Bijlani was the Miss India winner in 1980, and also National Costume Winner at Miss Universe 1980.
Bijlani made her Hindi film debut in the 1989 film Tridev and subsequently acted in 16 other Hindi films. She saw limited success as an actress and was known more for her dance numbers than histrionic skills. Some of her biggest hits include Tridev and Hathyar. She quit acting after her marriage to former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin in 1996.
Sangita Bijlani is the daughter of Motilal Bijlani, and she has a brother named Sunil. She is the second wife of former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin, whom she married in 1996 after his divorce with his first wife (with whom he has two sons).
Prior to her marriage, she was also in a relationship with Bollywood actor Salman Khan.(????????)
Career after match fixing allegations
Both Bijlani and her husband faced challenges, after match fixing allegations had been brought against him. However, Azhar has since (offlate) been accepted both by the cricketing fraternity and fans.
Both husband and wife team have started an organization called 'Azhar Sangeeta Management Services'
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