Azhar movie traces the journey of renowned cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin. The cricketer has had several achievements in his career but his fame has also led to many controversies.
Casting: While Prachi Desai plays the role of Azhar's first wife Naureen and Nargis Fakhri plays the second wife Sangeeta Bijlani. Lara Dutta plays the role of a lawyer in Azhar.
As early as June 2013, producer Ekta Kapoor had spoken of her plans and signed a contract with cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin to make this film based on certain well known and highly talked about incidents and facts of Azharrudin's life. At that time actors Saif Ali Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh were on her wish list. Azharuddin was quizzical over the film until after he had read a copy of the script presented to him by director D’Souza.
The film have been shot at Lords, the Oval, Cantebury, Derby and Edgbaston cricket grounds and other places in the United Kingdom including Harleyford Manor, Virginia Water, Mayfield Lavender Farm, and Windsor.
The film is all about the controversial life of former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin. The movie showcases Azharuddin's life, how he grew from a normal man to a famous cricketer by setting back-to-back records in the history of Cricket ..
Azhar is clearly made as an attempt at redemption for the tainted cricketer and India's ex-captain Mohammad Azharuddin. Unfortunately, you walk out of the theatre with no emotions, no sympathy, except for remorse at having wasted another two hours ..
A disclaimer at the start says that it is not a biopic on the life of one of the most celebrated and controversial Indian cricket captains Mohammad Azharuddin(Emraan). So the makers hoodwink you submission that it is not a biopic. But one has also ..