Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi has today gave a pleasant surprise to the former Cricketer and Indian Captain Mohammed Azharuddin. Emraan shared his first look of upcoming biographical film ‘Azhar’ in which he is portraying the character of Azharuddin.
In this unbelievable picture shared by Emraan on his Twitter handle, He is looking as young Azhar of his earlier days. The picture is attached with Azhar’s original picture of his playing days. With this picture, Emraan wished Azhar’s on his 53rd birthday and called it a present from his side.
It is known that Emraan Hashmi is currently working on this film which is directed by Tony D’Souza. The film also stars Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhri, Huma Quereshi and Kunaal Roy Kapoor in important roles.
Mohammad Azharuddin was the former Indian Cricket Captain, who was known for his unique style of batting. Azhar was the finest fielder and a handy part time bowler. He had played lots of match winning knocks for India but unfortunately his career was over after struck into the match fixing.
This film is the journey of this great Indian Cricketer and a tribute by the film industry. During the shooting, Emraan has frequently met Azhar and become good friends. He gave lots of tips and some unfolded truths which no one knows.
Produced by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Films, ‘Azhar’ is scheduled to release on 13th May 2016.