There was a time when rumours were rife that 's having a love affair with South Indian actress Laxmi Rai.
Rai was by then a popular tollywood actress and had acted in several Tamil Movies.
Dhoni was then playing for Chennai-based IPL side CSK. Rai was also based in Chennai.
Later as Dhoni got married to Sakshi in 2010, Rai revealed that both of them were never in love.
She said, they were good friends and never dated.