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1st WEEK india collections –31 CRORES   APPROX

Azar 7 days total Indian collections – 31 crore approx

  Emraan ashmi wants to play YUVRAJ SINGH on big screen?

Hopefully a fatwa is introduced on barring him for he from physical aspect (6inches  shorter to 6feet 3 inches  YUVRAJYUVRAJ, in fact Azar to was 4inches taller than Emraan ) to will he be able to do justice to performance especially when he is AZAR now,  so playing ‘Two sportman’   well that even gods of acting will they be able to carry? Many will suspect but we at Gyan darbar are sure no1 can  and Emraan definitely cannot.

Physical aspect plays a big part especially 1st impression.

Territories  –

Strong – central india, South India

Weak – Rest of India

Gyan darbar thoughts – What’s really sad is that a decorated cricketer like MOHAMMAD AZARRUDIN deserved much more than that, especially from the filmakers, maybe he should have chosen or given green signal to more competent makers for his life journey to be shown on silver screen to go ahead, those who were more interested in showing everything in a classy-massy not messy way which  they did.

Overseas collections- 4crore approx, has  almost stopped.

DIRECTOR – TONY D’SOUZA (known for BLUE and BOSS one was disaster and other flop)

Azar is based on one of the most naturally gifted and classy batsmen the world has ever seen,  who went on to captain india in 2 world cups (50 overs).

Ironically he scored a century against south Africa in his last test which was also his 99th, before the ugly betting controversy took over and tarnished  his career. Screenshot_2016-05-15-11-02-57

Gyan darbar critic rating – 2/5( below average).

Critics total average rating – 2.44/5 average.

Imdb – 7.6/10

Rotten tomatoes – 50%

Cast – Emraan Hashmi, prachi desai, nargis fakri

Budget – 38crore approx

Strong – performances and direction

Weak – VFX  especially the cricket could have been shown in a more realistic way)

Should  you watch it – YES , as it’s part of Indian sporting history which was like a Bollywood script which had chills spills and thrills.

Shawn Kalon
Life coach, Documentary Film Maker, Theatre actor, Tech freak, Delhi Correspondent of GyanDarbar.

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