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Azhar walks out of interview, evades question on match-fixing

The 53-year-old cricketer reportedly moved out during an interview when asked about match fixing and refused to return despite being persuaded several times.

sports Updated: May 10, 2016 16:26 IST
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Actors Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai with former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin promote their upcoming film "Azhar" in Noida on Monday.(IANS)

Former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, who is actively promoting his upcoming biopic ‘Azhar’, walked out of an interview recently when posed questions about the match-fixing controversy.

The 53-year-old cricketer reportedly moved out during an interview when asked about match fixing and refused to return despite being persuaded several times.

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According to sources, he even refused to be part of a major show hosted by another news channel as he did not want to be asked ‘hard-nosed’ questions again.

The Tony D Souza-directed movie, which stars Emraan Hashmi in the title-role along with Prachi Desai and Nargis Fakhri, is set to hit the theatres this Friday.

First Published: May 10, 2016 16:26 IST