As reported by a local media outlet, former cricketer and Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has been roped in by Moammar Rana to star in the upcoming film Sikander. Moammar Rana, the famous Pakistani action hero and director, cast Shoaib in his upcoming film and the ex-speedster will reportedly be shaking a leg opposite a heroine, in an item song!
Shooting for Sikander will take place in Lahore after Eid. During his cricketing days, Shoaib used to be one of the most feared bowlers in cricket. His deadly yorkers, backed up by sheer pace bamboozled batsmen around the world. However, Shoaib courted controversy as a cricketer, often coming into the limelight for ball tampering, taking performance enhanced substances or getting into altercations with fellow teammates. After retirement also, Shoaib has courted controversy in the recent days for criticizing Pakistani players severely in India.
Shoaib has previously danced with Bollywood actress Esha Deol in India and shown off his singing skills, by singing a song at an entertainment show.