Emraan Hashmi is all set to hit the
screen as a Cricketer and that too as none other than Mohammad Azharuddin. A biopic on
the controversial life of Mohammad Azharuddin is on the cards and
the makers have released first look of the film which seems
The biopic titled as Azhar has been produced by Ekta Kapoor and
directed by Tony D'Souza. Emraan Hashmi plays the lead role of the
cricketer himself and the film will portray the controversial life
of Azharuddin with all the ups and downs.
The first look of Azhar shows Emraan Hashmi walking
through the pavilion in a complete cricket outfit with a gloomy
face. Interestingly, on one side we see fans cheering for the
player as he walks towards the field, the other side shows an
effigy being burnt.
The first look poster of the biopic reflects on both the periods
of Azharuddin's life, when he was on the peak of his cricketing
career and also his downfall after being accused of match-fixing.
Emraan Hashmi's look perfectly fits with real-life Azharuddin and
the makers even did not miss out the cricketer's locket.
It has also been learnt that the biopic will show a thorough
account of Azhar's life, including his affair and marriage with
Sangeeta Bijlani. The film is slated to release on May 13th.