Azhar was majestic and wristy batsman from India. He hold the record of 3 consecutive centuries on debut. He is also one of the India's most successful captains. He scored 22 test hundreds. Azhar married Sangita Bijlani, the Indian actress. Azhar is now MP from Uttar Pradesh.
Azhar has two sons from his first wife. One of his son Ayaz is very critical due to bike accident.