Nimrat Kaur, who played the role of a housewife in Ritesh Batra’s acclaimed film ‘The Lunchbox’, will be seen playing the character of a lawyer in Anthony D’Souza upcoming biopic on former India cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin.
While Emraan Hashmi plays Azhar in the film, Prachi Desai has been cast to play his first wife Naureen. The makers are still in search of an actress to play the role of Sangeeta Bijlani, Azhar’s second wife.
There are also reports that Nimrat’s character in the film will be fictitious, unlike all other actors who will be playing real characters.
The Azhar biopic is likely to release in 2016.