Azhar
A film that chronicles the life and times of the former Indian cricket Captain, through his colorful journey
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Azhar

Hindi
BiographyDramaSports
13 May, 2016
2 hrs 11 mins
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19,739 votes
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`Azhar` is based on a few highly talked about incidents and facts in former Indian cricket captain Azharuddin`s life, who ended up becoming the country`s most controversial sportsman yet. From setting world records that are yet to be broken, to getting embroiled in the first ever match fixing scandal the country witnessed, the film traces Azhar`s insurmountable highs and his tremendous lows.
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Verdict: A fictionalized summary of the real story. While the younger generation is looking forward to the biopic of captain cool, MS Dhoni, Director Anthony D`souza has set the ball rolling with the release of Azhar, based on the life of one of the most successful and controversial captains of Indian cricket team, Mohammad Azharuddin. []... ...Read full review
A disclaimer at the start says that it is not a biopic on the life of one of the most celebrated and controversial Indian cricket captains Mohammad Azharuddin(Emraan). So the makers hoodwink you submission that it is not a biopic. But one has also to be blind, not to be able to see the similarities between Azhar`s life and this film. ...Read full review
There is a line in the film where Azhar says people forget all his achievements just because he made a couple of mistakes. That was the thread the film should have followed a man on top of his game, compromising his character in a weak moment instead of writing a narrative that completely whitewashes the character. Like last years Talwar, the movie should have left the decision for the audiences to make whether Azhar was the wronged one or not. However, the makers lacked the guts to do so, making this a totally one sided match. But kudos to Emraan Hashmi who makes the proceedings believable! ...Read full review
Azhar is clearly made as an attempt at redemption for the tainted cricketer and India`s ex-captain Mohammad Azharuddin. Unfortunately, you walk out of the theatre with no emotions, no sympathy, except for remorse at having wasted another two hours of your life on a strictly mediocre film. ...Read full review

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