Emraan Hashmi
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Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi's new look as cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin in the upcoming sports biopic "Azhar" was revealed on Thursday, 21 May.

The upcoming film will deal with the achievements and controversies in the veteran Indian cricket captain's life. 

However, with the release of the first look poster, rumours about "BIgg Boss 8" winner Gautam Gulati's presence in the Ekta Kapoor project has came to an end.

Meanwhile, Prachi Desai, will be seen as Emraan's wife Naureen in the upcoming sports biopic. The duo has earlier worked together in "Once upon a Time in Mumbaai" (2010).

It is also being said that the film will show the cricketer's relationship with actress Sangeeta Bijlani as well, and if reports are to be believed Jacqueline Fernandez will be roped in for the role.

"Azhar", directed by Tony D'Souza is scripted by Rajat Aroraa. The film is set to hit screens on 13 May, 2016.

Check out the first look of Emraan in "Azhar" below: