Rajya Sabha MP, Sachin Tendulkar looks on as Rekha casting her vote for the election of Vice President at Parliament house on August 7, 2012 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sunil Saxena/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)'
Sachin Tendulkar former Indian cricketer poses for photos during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
Sachin Tendulkar of the Indian cricket team poses with the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy, with the Gateway of India in the backdrop, during a photo call at the Taj Palace Hotel on April 3, 2011 in Mumbai, India.
Sachin Tendulkar of India raises his bat on scoring his century during the Group B ICC World Cup Cricket match between India and South Africa at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground on March 12, 2011 in Nagpur, India.
Retired Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar interacts with the guests before receiving the Bharat Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 4, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Tendulkar, who was nominated to the Rajya Sabha last year, is the first sportsperson and the youngest recipient of India's highest civilian award.