It’s pouring sports biopics in Bollywood and many top filmmakers eyed on the life stories of famous sports personalities. After the stupendous success of Bhaag Milkaa Bhaag and Mary Kom, now Bollywood audience will soon witness the biopics of legendary cricketers Mohammad Azharuddin, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
Emraan Hasmhi stepped into the shoes of Azharuddin in his biopic and the legendary actor revealed many interesting facts that are unknown to this world after which the makers indulged them into the movie. Tony D’Souza directed Azhar and Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai and Lara Dutta played the lead roles in Azhar.
Emraan has been trained extensively under the supervision of Azharuddin for the film to match his style. Emraan spent months in the nets practising criciket after which the film started rolling. Azhar has been made on a budget of Rs 40 crores and completed shoot in February this year. Amaal Malik and Pritam composed the music for the film and the audio of the movie has been trending all over.
Azhar completed all the censor formalities and it has been awarded U/A certificate with minor cuts. The movie has been passed through with two verbal cuts but it did not get any visual cuts. Azhar makers had to remove the abusive words ‘Kutta’ and ‘Haraamkor’ from the movie as per the instructions from the censor board members. As per the inner report, the movie has been racy and interesting right from the first frame. Azhar is sure expected to be a decent hit revealed the inner sources.
Shoba Kapoor, Ektha Kapoor produced Azhar on Balaji Motion Pictures in association with Sony Pictures. The movie is all set to hit the screens on May 13th all over. Emraan has been extensively promoting the film as he has been struggling for success from some time.