Tony D'Souza's 'Azhar' will go on floors from 24th July. Now buzz is that Lara Dutta will essay the role of a lawyer in this film. Earlier Nimrat Kaur was approached for this character which plays an important part in the film and defends the cricketer in the match-fixing scandal.
'Azhar' written by Rajat Arora, is a biopic on the former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin. Emraan Hashmi plays the title character. Prachi Desai essays the role of his first wife, Naureen. whereas Nargis Fakhri has been roped in to play Sangeeta Bijlani.
Produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and MSM Motion Pictures, the film is slated to release on 13rd May 2016.