Tony D’Souza’s Emraan Hashmi Starrer real life story based Biographical Sports film Azhar Trailer is Finally out. Movie is Based on the True story of former Indian international cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin who remained Most Successful captain. He Later implicated in a cricket match-fixing scandal in 2000, and banned by BCCI for life. On 8 November 2012, the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted the ban, describing it as “unsustainable”.
From being one of the most celebrated cricket captains of India to being country’s most controversial sportsman yet, Azhar, based on some real life events of cricketer Azharuddin chronicles the highs and lows of the his life and offers an insight into his inner world for the first time. From his humble beginnings, to his meteoric rise in the world of cricket, from his marriages with Naureen and later with film star Sangeeta to the accusation of match fixing and cricket scandal, the trailer captures it all.
“It was a long drawn out legal case and it was painful. We fought in the court for 11 years. There were lots of adjournments, changes in the case. But, finally, the verdict has come and I am happy that the ban has been lifted by the court,” Azharuddin told a hastily called press conference at his residence in Delhi.
Emraan Hashmi played lead role as cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, Prachi Desai as Naureen, the first wife of Azharuddin, Nargis Fakhri as Sangeeta Bijlani, the second wife of Azharuddin, Lara Dutta as lawyer, Gautam Gulati as Ravi Shastri, Manjot Singh as Navjot Singh and Rajesh Sharma as M. K. Sharma.
Balaji Motion Pictures and Sony Pictures Networks production Azhar Scheduled to release on the 13th of May 2016, Emraan Hashmi fills the shoes of the celebrated cricketer Azharuddin –the cricketer, the icon … the redeemed man!