Today's Big Release: Emraan Hashmi's Azhar

The wait for much awaited biopic on cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin is over. The film starring Emraan Hasmi in titular role hits the screen today. The film chronicles the rise and fall of Azharuddin in the realm of sports. The film also stars actress Prachi Desai as Azharuddin's first wife Naureen and Nargis Fakhri as his second wife Sangeeta Bijlani

  | May 13, 2016 09:37 IST (New Delhi)
Friday Releases

Emran Hashmi in a still from the film Azhar.


  • Azhar chronicles the rise and fall of Azharuddin in the realm of sports
  • Nargis, Sangeeta Bijalani are reportedly not happy with Azhar's outcome
  • Another biopic on a sports personality releases today
The film has courted a fair share of controversies with Nargis reportedly upset with how her character has shaped up in the films and Sangeeta upset with her portrayal overall.
Yet another controversial film which releases today is Buddha in a Traffic Jam, which stars actors Anupam Kher, Mahie Gill and Pallavi Joshi. The film is directed by Vivek Agnihotri.
Preeti Soni stars in director Suraj Lakkuoja's Chudail Story, actor Arvind Swamy in Tanuj Bharmar's Dear Dad and Ruslaan Mumtaz in Kunal Singh's Khel To Abb Shuru Hoga.
Actress Pooja Batra will star opposite Kailey Rav in Killer Punjabi, which is directed by Lakhvir Bansi.
Ryan Reynold's Criminal, which deals with the devastating repercussions of a memory implant experiment, also releases today.
Another biopic on a sports personality releases today. Director Jeff Zimbalist's Pele: Birth of a Legend also hits the screen today.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Money Monster also represent Hollywood releases this week.
Tamil film Unnodu Ka and Malayalam film Valleem Thetti Pulleem Thetti release today.

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