Brett Lee: Jack of all trades

The wonderful game of cricket has been blessed by many cricketers. But only a few have been lucky enough to get recognition, love and acceptance across the globe. One such cricketer is former Australian speedster Brett Lee, who enjoys massive popularity not just in Australia, but around the cricket playing countries — especially India. ALSO READ: Brett Lee opens up on shooting kissing scenes for ‘Unindian’.

Lee, who has played a lot of cricket in India, even calls the country as his second home. Besides being an enormously talented cricketer, Lee is also a decent musician. He is a part of the rock band Six & Out and plays bass guitar or acoustic guitar for it. He has also famously written the lyrics for You’re the One For Me and recorded it with legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle. ALSO READ: Gear up to watch Brett Lee and Tannishtha Chatterjee’s sizzling on-screen chemistry in ‘Unindian’.

And now, the 40-year old has made his acting debut with ‘Unindian’, a film made by Indian producer/director and shot completely in Australia. He’s all over the place these days, busy promoting his movie. Most notably, he even visited ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ and stunned everyone with his fluent Hindi. Well, he can bowl fast, he can hit the long ball hard, he can play guitar, he can act, write lyrics and even speak Hindi. He is the jack of all trades.

We came across this rare childhood picture of his on the left. From a dreamy-eyed young boy, who hoped to play cricket, conquer the world and win hearts, has been able to do every single bit of it. He has grown up to become just what he wanted to be — an entertainer, who enthralled people on the field, and continues to do so even after retiring.