emran hashmi learning tamilEarlier this week, Emraan Hashmi had revealed that preparing for his role as former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin in an upcoming biopic was giving him “sleepless nights”. Emraan has been busy taking cricket lessons for a few months for the same. Now, the Bollywood actor will also learn to speak in Tamil, for the role.

Emraan has been discussing the sport with Azharuddin and has also been trying to get a deeper insight into the cricketer’s life. However, in certain portions of the film, Emraan will be required to speak in Tamil. And since he is not familiar with the language, he will have to take classes. He will be taking these lessons from a professional starting mid-March. The concentration will be on his diction and pronunciation.”

Emraan had said that he’s learning to speak in Tamil for the role as it is necessary. It will be a course of eight weeks and he’s looking forward to learning a new language.