The first look of Emraan Hashmi from his upcoming biopic Azhar has been released. In the film he dons the avatar of Ex-cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin who was also the captain of Indian cricket team. Emraan Hashmi has immersed himself in the role & is currently shooting in Derbyshire Country Cricket Club, London for the film. Mohammad Azharuddin is also present there to give his inputs whenever needed.
‘Azhar’ also stars Prachi Desai, where she’ll play the role of Azharuddin’s first wife Naureen. While the role of Sangeeta Bijlani, Azharuddin’s second wife, will be played by Nargis Fakhri.
The film will also highlight the match-fixing incident for which he was accused towards the end of his career.
The film is produced by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Motion Pictures & directed by Tony D’souza. The film is scheduled to release on 13th May 2016.