Azhar is a very popular and talented dubbing artist as well as an incredible mimicry artist. He has worked in a few Tamil movies and is a recognized name in the Kollywood industry today. He is very passionate about his work where he takes the art of mimicry seriously and has made it sort of a career now.
Whenever he is asked about his journey as an actor or mimicry artist, he is always polite enough to talk about his journey and also give his valuable inputs about his experience, in the film industry.
When this actor was just studying in the seventh standard, he participated in a school stage drama, he then did a rehearsal for lion’s voice and he got a lot of applause from the students and viewers.
Even in his college days, he had felt, either dance or mimicry would appeal to viewers, he used to do mimicry the voice of heroines, heroes and even comedians, like Vadivelu.
After completing his electronic communication degree in 2007, he worked as a salesman in the furniture showroom, camera showroom and later even he got chance in FM station. The first call he ever got was from Makkal TV. In his resume, he mentioned he could do a mimicry or copy voices of many leading actors of Kollywood. This surprised Makkal TV staff. But when Azahar could perform the same, he was accepted by MakkalTV
Azhar always does experiments with his talent, by doing mimicry for the voice of animals, birds or even actors and politicians. But it took him a while to realize that mimicry is a serious art and one can build his career around it. With the huge influence of television at that time, his interest in mimicry grew unknowingly, and that is when he realized. It was his passion as it was coming very naturally.
Azhar always recalls that it was his mother who first recognized the mimicking talent in him and encouraged him. But interestingly, even then he had no intention of taking this up as a career when he was a student in college or school, but always had felt that he received every support from all quarters, whether it is from TV channel, film industry or even FM channels.
The actor always tells viewers that he had to practice a lot before he took it up professionally. Thankfully, he has made himself known in the film circle and it is said that actor Sivakarthikeyan had helped him a lot during his initial days of his career. One must admit that due to his talent and relentless efforts, he has made a name for himself in the TV channel and film industry. Azhar also got a chance in Vijay TV, as an anchor.
The actor feels it took him to do tremendous practice to perfect the mimicry talent. So he takes up his art of mimicry with dedication that helped him to become a talented artist he is today. He likes Thalapathy Vijay. The actor tells the superstar Vijay does not speak much. Once Azhar happened to meet Vijay personally, and he could not hide his feelings and told actor Vijay that he likes him a lot. In return, actor Vijay reciprocated and told ‘Thank You!’
In the year 2017, he got a lead role with
Sri Priyanka in the movie 'Saaral’. Rose Mani was the director and, Rainbow Movie Makers Pvt Ltd had produced the movie. The story and screenplay were written by Rose Mani and G. Selvakumar had taken in-charge of cinematography.
It was on the latest flick 'Yenda Thalaiyila Yenna Vekkala', the actor got huge praise for his comedy performance. Azhar and Sanchita Shetty's performances were lauded by everyone and viewers felt the pair and a good chemistry in comedy.
The film was produced by music Director A.R. Rahman's sister, A.R. Reihana & Subha Thambi Pillai and the film was directed by