Romours from Bollywood suggests the The famed paceman has been linked constantly in the media to the 1994 Miss Universe since they were judges in 2008 Indian dance show “Aik Khilari, Aik Haseena” (A player, a beauty).
Akram, a widower since his wife Huma died in October 2009, said he is fed up.
“I am tired of denying such rumours and now I want this to end once and for all,” he told AFP after Indian media claimed Thursday that the couple were about to tie the knot in Mumbai.
Pakistani television channels also splashed the story, hotly anticipating another high-profile cross-border union after the 2010 nuptials of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza.
Akram said he and Sen are good friends only.
“She is one of the most graceful and decent ladies I have come across,” said Akram of the 37-year-old Bollywood star. “It was huge fun working as judge with Sushmita as she is a thorough professional and presents herself gracefully.”