One of the most awaited “AZHAR” movie hits cinema theatres today with positive mouth of words from critics as well audience. Tony D’souza directorial flick is a biopic of one of the most popular and controvircial cricketer “Mohammad Azharuddin”. Produced by Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Sony Pictures Networks,movie released on 13th May 2016 under production house banners of Balaji Motion Pictures, Sony Pictures Networks and Indiana Films Limited.
Movie shows the incidents and facts of the former Indian international cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, when he was caption of Indian cricket team in 1990’s. This is an sports drama flick, which highlights the ups and downs in the life of Mohammad Azharuddin. Movie chronicles the life of Azharuddin, who was implicated in a cricket match mixing scandel in 2000 and later on banned by BCCI for life. In year 2012, Andra Pradesh High Court lifted the ban describing it as “Unsustainable”.
Script is filled with suitable masala to hold the audience. Yet everybody knows already the concept and real life incidents through media. You have all the elements in the movie but makers can improve them by adding more efforts. star cast failed to match their originality, but they tried their best.
Movie has been embroiled in a curious case of controvercy. There are many changes in the movie to avoid ny obvious similarities, such as makers change the real names, dates and places.
Movie stars Emraan Hashmi, Karanvir Sharma, Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhri and Lara Dutta. Movie cast includes bold actresses which surely gave their glamour performances with the game of cricket. Now see how audience will save themselves from clean bold by the hot actresses. Trio of actresses performed very well and makers too added the certain scenes to add spice in it.
Amaal Mallik and Pritam composed the superb music of Azhar. Rakesh Singh handled the cinematography while editing part is controlled by Dev Jadhav and Vipul Chauhan.