Emraan Hasmi these days in busy shooting for Azhar. In the film he is playing role of Mohammad Azharuddin. He is known for Exemplary cricket skills. Emraan has tried hard to play his character well, it was very difficult for him. Showing his real life in the film was a challenge for Emraan Hashmi. This film is directed by Tony D'souza. Azhar name came in match fixing in 2000 and BCCI imposed lifetime cricket ban on him. However, Andhra Pradesh High Court removed the ban in 2012. Emraan said that, His close meeting with Azhar, helped him a lot to know about his life and his sons tragic death. Emraan said, 'Many news facts came outside, which I got to known while talking to him and understanding his personal experiences. Emraan said, 'He has not played much cricket, so playing such character on screen was quite difficult. He learnt cricket with Azharuddin for 3 months. Prachi Desai and Nargis Fakhri are also playing important role in the film.