Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Azhar,’ a biopic based on the life of former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, which focuses on the controversial aspects of his life, is all set to hit the screens on May 13, 2016. So before the movie is presented to the audience, the former cricketer himself wanted to watch the movie and make sure if he has been accurately portrayed in the movie or not.
And according to a report on Mid-day.com, while watching the movie, he broke down during one particular scene, which is said to be a scene which showcased the stressful phase of his life. It was when he was accused of playing a major role in the 2000 match-fixing. The report states that Azhar requested the directors to chop off the scene from the movie.
The report quoted a source saying that it was a very upsetting scene for Azharuddin and thus he asked for it to be removed from the film and the makers agreed to his demand. Now, the reference to the CBI enquiry has been added to the dialogues that Lara Dutta’s character mouths instead.
The film is going to put light on various aspects of Azhar’s life, which also includes his ex-wife, Sangeeta Bijlani. Click to next slide to know why an anxious Sangeeta called Azhar after five years.