Hyderabad: News is already abuzz that Tony D’Souza is coming up with a biopic on the life of cricket ace Mohammed Azharuddin. While Emraan Hashmi has reported to play the lead, hunt was on for the actress who will essay the role of Azharuddin’s first wife, Naureen. And one who has bagged the offer is Emraan’s earlier ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai’ co-star Prachi Desai.
According to sources, Emraan has already started preparing for his role, while Prachi is yet to learn the nitty-gritties of cricket and know thorough details about the former Captain of Indian cricket team. The actress, who was last appeared in an item song in ‘Ek Villain’, is also said to meet the real Naureen, to prepare for her role.
Kareena Plays the Role of Actress ‘Sangeeta Bijlani’ in the Biopic
Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will play the role of Azharuddin’s second wife Sangeeta in the Biopic. Prachi says about the Kareena’s role in the film that “Kareena would make a sizzling Bijli.”