The recently released trailer of the much awaited film Azhar was truly worth the wait! The trailer gives audiences a glimpse into Mohammad Azharuddin’s journey from being the most celebrated batsman to the most controversial figure in Indian cricket history. Here are 8 hair-raising scenes from the trailer that will totally give you goose bumps:-
1.) “Azhar ne apne team ko, apne desh ko, apne hazaron fans ko dhokha diya ha”
The accusations are hurled by Lara Dutta’s character against Azhar, as Emraan is seen walking through the pavilion onto the field to loud cheers of the crowd
2.) “Kitne mein bech diya desh ko Azhar?”
The series of montages of the mob and media gatherings surrounding Azhar’s match fixing scandal is definitely a scene you will go back to watch again!
3.) “Tere ko jawab bolke nahi, khel ke dena, Tu Muh se bolega toh kuch hi loga sunenge, balla bolega toh poori duniya ko sun na padenga”
The epic entry of Emraan Hashmi doing the Azhar walk as he gets onto the field overlayed by the wisdom words from his beloved nanu jaan who was his inspiration and huge reason behind being a cricketer, it’s great to see people walk with their purpose so clear
4) “Lagta hai aap bhul gaye bade bhai, mere naam main hi Mohammad hai”
Azhar’s befitting response to a Pakistani cricketer saying “Hamari taraf aaja, Allah hamare saath hai’’ The dialogue has become one of the highlights of the trailer
5) “I would like to dedicate this award to someone very special, Sangeet this award is for you”
When Azhar dedicates his win to his girlfriend Sangeeta, Prachi Desai AKA Naureen’s emotional response to watching her husband dedicate a win to another woman is surely worth a watch!
6) “Sau sahi kaam kar lo koi yaah nahi rakhta, ek galat ilzaam aur sabne bhula diya” How one day changed the life of this celebrated cricketer completely. This dialogue definitely makes you want to see how the movie explores Azhar’s side of the scandal
7) “India ke haar ki keemat kitni hai”
Absolute Whoa moment when the man himself spurts out the taboo words, as an audience it makes you really wonder, did he? Like really did he or did he not? Why would he ask this question and it totally peaks the curiosity levels as this is THE question after all everyone is seeking the answer to.
8) ‘Logon ko pata chalna chahiye ki cricket ke naam pe kya kya hota hai’
And lastly, the dialogue that raises a million questions about the game which is a religion in our country!
Watch the thrilling and explosive trailer of Azhar below.
Based on some well known incidents and facts of former Indian cricket captain Azharuddin’s life, Azhar is directed by Tony D’Souza. The film stars Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai, Nargis Fakhri and Lara Dutta along with others. Produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor and Sony Pictures Networks, the film is slated to release on May 13th, 2016. It is Balaji Motion Pictures and Sony Pictures Networks’ production.