Azhar is a 2016 Indian sports drama film directed by Tony D’Souza. The story is written by Rajat Arora and is inspired from the life of Indian cricketer and former national team captain Mohammad Azharuddin. The film is produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor for Sony Pictures Networks, and featuresEmraan Hashmi in the titular role. Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai and Lara Duttaplay crucial supporting roles. The sports action was done by Rob Miller of ReelSports.The film released worldwide on 13 May 2016.