Emraan starts shoot for ‘Azhar’

Actor Emraan Hashmi is all set to will essay former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin in the upcoming biopic “Azhar”. He says the “journey” has begun.


On Saturday he tweeted as, “We begin Azhar’s journey…..wish us luck.”

This film is directed by Tony D’Souza while Balaji Motion Pictures is producing along with MSM Motion Pictures.

The film is slated to release worldwide on May 13, 2016.

He led the Indian cricket team for most of the 1990s and was implicated in a match-fixing scandal in 2000, and banned for life.

Hence, the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted the ban in 2012.