His relationship with Sushmita Sen was made public via a series of photographs he posted on Twitter. The IPL's first chairman and commissioner was Lalit Modi.

Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi is dating actress Sushmita Sen. Modi revealed the news on Thursday with a series of images on Twitter, calling the actress his 'better half' and characterizing it as a 'fresh beginning'

"Just back in London after a whirling global tour #maldives # sardinia with the families - not to mention my #betterhalf @sushmitasen47 - a new beginning a new life finally. Over the moon," wrote Modi.

According to Modi, who founded the Indian Premier League, they haven't married but are only "dating." "For the sake of completeness. Just seeing each other for the time being. That, too, will come to pass at some point, "Tweeted.

In 1991, Modi married Minal Sagrani. Ruchir and Aliya were their children. Karima Sagrani, from Minal's first marriage, is Modi's stepdaughter. Cancer killed Minal in 2018.

Sen posted Maldives vacation photos. She visited with her daughters. Modi's declaration says he accompanied Miss Universe.

Sushmita discussed her decision not to marry last month. Three times she almost got married, but 'God saved' her.

"I came close to getting married thrice, all three times God saved me. I can't tell you what disasters followed with their respective lives. God protected me, also because God is protecting these two kids, he can't let me get into a messy affair," she added.