Ekta Kapoor to Make a Biopic on Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin

By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites

Mohammad Azharuddin-showbizbitesWell, this is a trend with Bollywood industry that whenever a subject runs at the box office, the entire industry pulls the socks up to follow the tested formula to make movies on. Recently Bhaag Milkha Bhaag did brilliant business at the box office plus fetched horde of awards on the recently held awards’ functions, this made the industry to fasten the belts to make the movies on sports and the sports persons. Now be geared up to watch more and more films on sports and sports personalities. The latest we hear about is on the retired Indian cricketer and Captain Mohammad Azharuddin. The movie, as per the reports, will be made none other than by Balaji Tele Films (Ekta Kapoor).

Reports have it that Ekta met Azharuddin and bought the rights to make a biopic on him. This will be on his life and his times as a cricketer. The script is being written these days and Kunal Deshmukh will be the director of this flick.

Two more movies on sports are being made presently – one is on an Indian pugilist Mary Kom and the other one is on Dhyan Chan, the legendary Indian hockey player.

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