Emraan visits Azhar’s Hyderabad home
Emraan Hashmi, who will be seen playing Mohammad Azharuddin in an upcoming biopic on the former Indian cricketer, is doing all he can to get into the character. While the actor had started preparing for the role long before the film went on the floor, Azhar recently asked him to visit his home in Hyderabad, where he spent his childhood.
“Emraan keeps meeting Azhar in Mumbai to understand his personality. The ex- cricketer also shares whatever tips he can, and helps him with different cricketing techniques. During one such meeting, Azhar asked Emraan to accompany him to Hyderabad. He wanted the actor to meet his friends. They were in Hyderabad for a couple of days,” infor ms a source close to the actor.
When contacted, Emraan confirmed the news, saying, “A few weeks ago, he came up with the idea to visit Hyderabad and I jumped at it because it gave me the opportunity to observe him, away from the spotlight, and in his home. The trip was important because Azhar shares a deep emotional connectwith the city, ” he says.