Keira Knightley engaged to rocker boyfriend

Updated: May 26, 2012, 13:20 PM IST

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 has 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 in August 2005.

PTI