[tps_footer]Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi’s first release of 2016 is a biopic on former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin. Made under Balaji Motion Pictures, the first trailer of the film titled ‘Azhar’ made its way.
The film trailer captures the beginning of Azharuddin as a cricketer, the match-fixing scandal he ran into and his much-publicized affair with Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani. The trailer highlights on every bit of the cricketers life grabbing audiences attention.
The trailer begins right at the point in a court trial where Mohammad Azharuddin was accused of match-fixing. That’s when we hear a voice that asks Azhar for start speaking up on field through his performance rather justifying that he never took any money for fixing. The scenes showcase the scandalous life of the former cricketer. The trailer also touches upon his love life- one with his wife and other with his much in limelight affair with actress Sangeeta Bijlani. Also, the iconic song ‘Oye Oye’ has been rebooted for this time.
The trailer of ‘Azhar’ is a roller coaster ride with so many ups downs in the life of the cricketer. Emraan looks impressive as Mohammad Azharuddin and has prepared a lot with the help of the ex-skipper himself.
For the country that breathes Cricket, the film is a perfect way to start biopics on Indian cricketers. Get ready as this film is going to reveal some bitter truths of cricket and the cricketer himself. Prachi Desai will be seen as Emraan’s first wife Naureen while Nargis Fakhri will play his second wife Sangeeta’s character.
Directed by Tony D’Souza, ‘Azhar’ stars Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta and former Bigg Boss 8 winner Gautam Gulati in pivotal roles.