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Manjot to reprise Sidhu’s role in Azhar

Bollywood actor Manjot Singh feels honoured to play the role of former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh 
Sidhu in the forthcoming biopic Azhar.

Manjot Singh is best known for his role in films like Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Student Of The Year, <g data-gr-id="22">Fukrey</g>.

The 22-year-old actor will be seen in biopic — Azhar, which is based on <g data-gr-id="27">life</g> of the former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin. “I am doing the film... I am going to play the role of Navjot Singh <g data-gr-id="28">Sidhuji</g>. It is a big role I am excited, nervous. Initially, I was shocked when I was offered this role. I asked the makers if they were sure about casting me ... I did <g data-gr-id="24">audition</g> for the role and got selected,” <g data-gr-id="29">Manjot</g> told media.

The actor, who will be completing his graduation from Delhi University, is keen on meeting Sidhu. “I have asked the makers if I can get a chance to meet him (Sidhu) to understand him, his body language more closely for enacting the role better. I attended workshops, watched videos of him and read about him,” he said. Actor Emraan Hashmi will be seen playing the role of Azharuddin in the biopic. The film is scheduled to hit the screens in May next year.

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