Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, announced his “new beginning” with Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen. While making their relationship official, Modi posted photos of the new couple after their vacation in the Maldives. The internet was soon flooded with memes and reactions to the new dating announcement.

One user, re-sharing the photos posted by Modi, wrote that her “mind was blown” after she read about Sushmita Sen’s relationship with Lalit Modi. “Can we safely that everyone has literally screamed WHAT??? at their phone screens on reading that Lalit Modi and Sushmita Sen are together”, another user wrote.

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“Lalit Modi is dating #SushmitaSen? That’s the second time he is going out of his league”, a social media user wrote, referring to Modi’s exit from the Indian Premier League after he was accused of money laundering.

Here are some of the memes that people shared on social media:

Even though Sushmita Sen, 46, has not publicly confirmed that she is in a relationship with Lalit Modi, the 56-year-old clarified that the two are married yet, settling speculations.

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, 37, was one of the first celebrities to react to the dating announcement. The ‘Padmaavat’ actor left a red heart and evil eye emoji in the comment section of the post.

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Lalit Modi had relocated to London from India in 2010, amid scandals and controversies linked to the cricket tournament – IPL. In March, the High Court of London cleared him of “actionable misrepresentation” as alleged by former Indian model-turned-investor Gurpreet Gill Maag in a legal challenge.

Sushmita Sen, on the other hand, has starred in several Bollywood hits like ‘Biwi No 1’, ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya’, ‘Main Hoon Na’ and ‘No Problem’. The 46-year-old has two daughters – Alisah and Renee and was last seen in Voot’s web series Aarya 2.