London: 'Bend It Like Beckham' star Keira Knightley is engaged to marry her rocker boyfriend James Righton. The actress's spokesperson confirmed she had accepted the Klaxons rocker's proposal following a 15 month courtship.

The 27-year-old started dating Righton last year after being introduced by mutual friend Alexa Chung, a leading daily reported.

"I can confirm that Keira is engaged to be married to James Righton," her representative said. The Oscar-nominated star previously dated Rupert Friend for five years before splitting in January 2011. She also dated Irish model and actor Jamie Dornan before splitting inAugust 2005. 

(Agencies)

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