Azhar Movie Review : Emraan Hashmi is a man of impeccable acting skills, and he has once again proved his mettle through his new release Azhar, which hit the screens on May 13, 2016.
According to latest recent reports coming out from the theaters, the film has succeeded in impressing both the audiences and critics, and in all probabilities, this flick will emerge as the biggest achievement in the career of the star.
Story: Azhar is the story of cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin (Emraan Hashmi) who starts with his 99th test with a match winning performance. The cricketer gets caught in a sting operation in fixing which has been carried over by his fellow cricketer Manoj. The movie explains about his marriage with Naureen (Prachi Desai) and his love story with his alleged girlfriend Sangeetha (Nargis Fakhri). The rest of the movie is about the allegations, his life time ban and about coming out from the controversy. The complete life story of the cricketer forms the story of Azhar. Watch the film to know about many unknown facts on main screen.
Analysis: The first of Azhar starts with a brilliant knock of Mohammad Azharuddin and the pace continues throughout. The complete film has enough race and it stays interesting throughout. The songs have been placed well and the complete execution has been gripping enough and the suspense elements have been maintained well.
Though the film has been predictable, the complete first keeps the audience engaging. The second half of the film too takes on a high note and the director along with Emraan Hashmi carried the complete movie well. Yes, we can predict the film for sure but the interesting narration will sure touch the audience. The songs of the movie along with the love story have been well written and executed. The climax of the film has enough grip and it is for sure a movie that should not be missed.
Performance: Emraan Hashmi who has been struggling for success comes back with a bang and his performance is the major highlight of the movie. He has been extremely perfect as Azharuddin and he bats on front foot striking out sixers. He will be widely applauded for his outstanding performance throughout the movie. Prachi Desai has been completely delightful as Naureen and she came out with an impressive performance.
Nargis Fakhri has been completely glamorous on screen and is one of the major highlights of the movie. Lara Dutta has done a powerful role in the film and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Gautam Gulati have been completely impressive. The story of the film reveals the darker side of the actor and the screenplay, dialogues make the film outstanding. The music and the background score are sure an asset for Azhar. The cinematography has been cinematic and the editing has been sharp. The production values have been outstanding and Tony D’Souza will sure surprise everyone with his directorial skills.
Final Verdict : Azhar is sure a film that is worth watching for the outstanding performance of Emraan Hashmi and the gripping narration.