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SPOTTED! Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri at IPL match

Last updated on: May 02, 2016 14:52 IST

Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri

IMAGE: Actor Emraan Hashmi and Nargis Fakhri during the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, at the Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, in Pune. Photograph: BCCI.

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi watched captain Rohit Sharma lead by example as a thoroughly professional Mumbai Indians outclassed Rising Pune Supergiants by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League encounter, in Pune, on Sunday.

Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri

IMAGE: Actor Emraan Hashmi and Nargis Fakhri during the IPL match. Photograph: BCCI.

Hashmi, who is playing the role of former India cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin in the upcoming flick Azhar, had earlier said malpractices in sport, like match-fixing, diminish the spirit of the game.

The stunning Fakhri plays Azhar’s girlfriend in the film.

Emraan HashmiDirected by Tony D'Souza, Azhar traces the journey Azharuddin's career and his personal life.

The film, which also features Prachi Desai, will show three key aspects of the cricketer's life, including his marriage and the match-fixing controversy.

The film, produced by Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Sony Pictures Networks, is scheduled for worldwide release on May 13.

Coverage: IPL 9

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