Prachi Desai has been signed up to play Mohammed Azharuddin’s first wife Naureen in the biopic being helmed by Tony D’Souza and Ekta Kapoor.
The actress will work along Emraan Hashmi in the much talked about biopic, this will be her second outing with Hashmi after ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai’.
Talking to Mumbai Mirror, Desai said this would be the second time she would be playing a Muslim woman. She also pointed out that she was nothing like Naureen. She said, “This is the second time I will be playing a Muslim woman and put a face to a young and innocent character who has never been spoken about.”
Kareena Kapoor Khan is rumoured to play Azharduddin’s second wife, Sangeeta Bijlani’s role in the film.