shoaib-akhtar-to-star-in-sikander-moviePakistan former captain and fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who is most popular for his controversies in the cricket world, is all set to make a debut in the Pakistani film industry Lollywood.

According to our sources, he has agreed to appear in the upcoming film ‘Sikander’ directed by Moammar Rana. The shooting of the movie is schedule to begin in Lahore after Eid in July. Our source told us that the former Pakistani player will also dance opposite a famous heroine in an item song.

Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the most feared bowlers in the cricketing world. He is famous for his deadly Yorkers and sheer pace. He also broke the world record of the fastest delivery in a cricket match. His career brought great success to Pakistan. However, the author of “Controversially Yours” book 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 taking retirement from the international cricket, he courted the controversy of talking about the bad performance of Pakistani players in India.

Akhtar has also danced with Esha Deol, Indian film star, in a dance show and has shown his singing skills on television previously.