Azhar: Kunaal Roy Kapur's Look Revealed to be the Man who Stood By Azharuddin

By Priyanka Basu, Everymedia

Kunal Roy Kapur in AZHAR (2016) Hindi Film

Mumbai, April 19 - The makers of Azhar have revealed Kunaal Roy Kapur's incredible look from the film where he portrays the dramatized role of Azhar's real life lawyer friend Reddy.

Sporting a bald patch along with dentures to give his face an aged look, well aided by prosthetics, Kunaal is unrecognizable as Reddy and seems to have gone extra mile for his role.

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His character is based on the lawyer and a friend of Azhar who had defended the cricketer in the match-fixing scandal.

Talking about his look in the film, Kunaal said, “It took about two hours to get the look because of the prosthetics. I had a latex bald piece stuck to my forehead and then there was a wig that went on top of it. I was given a denture-like thing to make my face look fuller. By the end of the look test, I couldn’t recognize myself. I was shocked.”

Fans who have been waiting patiently for the looks of all the inspired characters of the movie, have now got a reason to celebrate! With Kunaal’s look out the team of Azhar is now gearing up for the big release!

Kunal Roy Kapur in AZHAR (2016) Hindi Film

Though Azhar is not a biopic, it is based on some well-known incidents and facts of former Indian cricket captain Azharuddin’s life. The film is directed by Tony D’Souza and stars Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai, NargisFakhri and Lara Dutta along with others. Produced by Ekta Kapoor, ShobhaKapoor and Sony Pictures Networks, the film is slated to release on May 13th, 2016. It is a Balaji Motion Pictures and Sony Pictures Networks’ production.