Azhar Movie (2016)

Bollywood | Drama | Reality based | Sports |

Hindi | 2 hr 8 min | Release Date May 12, 2016

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Emraan, Prachi & Nargis talking exclusively on ‘See Taare Mastiii Mein’ about Azhar! (Episode 56) - YouTube
  • Uncut: Azhar Movie 2016 Interview - Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Deasi - YouTube

  • Mohammed Azharuddin Talks About The Match Fixing Element In 'Azhar' - YouTube

Popular Dialogues

  • 1.Sau sahi kaam karlo koi yaad nahi rakhta ... ek galat ilzaam aur sabne bhula diya

  • 2.Jinke paas dost kam hote hai na ... woh amir nahi hote

  • 3.Ab farak nahi padta ... kyun ki jab farak nahi padta zindagi mein ... farak tabhi aata hai

  • 4.Tumhare aage badne ki duayein maine maangi ... aaj mujhe hi peeche chhod diya

  • 5.Sikka dono ka hota hai, heads ka bhi aur tails ka bhi ... par waqt sirf uska aata hai joh palatkar upar aata hai

  • 6.Tu mooh se bolega toh kuch hi logan sunenge ... balla bolega toh sari duniya ko sunna padega


1. This is Emraan Hashmi's third movie concerned with cricket.
2. The song Oye Oye is a compilation of Sangeeta Bhijlani's hit songs from Tridev as the character is based on her.
3. At the starting of the movie we see that Akshay Kumar has been given special thanks. This is because Azhar is the third film of director Tony D'Souza, his first two films being Blue and Boss, both featuring Akshay Kumar in lead roles. Tony D' Souza considers Akshay Kumar as his mentor and hence he was given special thanks in the beginning.
4. The scene in which Pakistani batsman sleds Azhar during the Indo Pak test match is Venkatesh Prasad and Aamir Sohail's fight which took place in the quarter-final of the 1996 world cup in Bangalore.....
5. In this film, all characters that were playing cricketers and the Bollywood actress were addressed by their first name and not their full name as it was based on the real cricketers and the actress. For example, Sourav (Ganguly), Kapil (Dev), Manoj (Prabhakar), Navjot (Singh Sidhu), Sachin (Tendulkar), Ravi (Shastri), and the actress Sangeeta Bijlani.
6. Pakistani actress Urwa Hocane was earlier offered the lead female role of Sangeeta Bijlani, however, she refused to say that she didn't want to do bold scenes.
7. The film has generated controversy before its release over a storyline that absolves the protagonist Mohammad Azharuddin from charges of fixing matches in return for money. M A Ganapathy the former Superintendent of Police in CBI who was the chief investigating officer in the match-fixing case has refuted the movie's clean chit to Azharuddin claiming that his confession is on tape with the CBI. Azharuddin's involvement in match-fixing was also accepted by Rakesh Maria, the former head of the Crime Branch and Commissioner of Mumbai Police. In a conversation recorded by the news magazine Tehelka, Maria claims that Azhar had "a criminal bent of mind"
8. Ravi Shastri was upset with the makers for showing his character in the bad limelight.
9. Biopic of Mohammed Azharuddin.
10. Ekta Kapoor earlier had Saif Ali Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh in mind to play the lead role.
11. This will be the second time Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai working together
12. Azhar begins with a five-point disclaimer saying the film is based on a few true events from Azharuddin's life but most of the story is fictional.
13. The movie is based on real-life incidents, based on Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin.
14. Pritam was the first choice of music director. But due to health issues, he couldn't do the film and was replaced by Amaal Malik.
15. Mohammad Azharuddin himself trained Emraan Hashmi for the role.
16.Emraan Hashmi is 5'8 and Mohammad Azharuddin is almost 6'1. To match his height for the character Emraan Hashmi had to wear a four-inch sole inside his shoes.
  • Budget

    40 Crores

  • Box office collection

    49.93 Crores

  • Filming Location

    Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, Westminster, Greater London, England, UK

  • Production Details

    Balaji Motion Pictures,Indo-UK Film Company,Jhakaas

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The release date of Azhar is May 12, 2016.

Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Dybbuk, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai, Awarapan, Shanghai, Gangster, Tigers, The Dirty Picture, Jannat and Jannat 2 are the popular movies of Emraan Hashmi.

Azhar, Boss and Blue are the popular movies of Anthony D'Souza.

The star cast of Azhar are : Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai and Lara Dutta.

Azhar is directed by Anthony D'Souza.

You can watch Azhar online on Netflix.

This movie is available in Hindi language.

This movie is available in Bollywood, Drama, Reality based and Sports genres.