People have been waiting with bated breath for the release of Toofaan. The movie stars Farhan Akhtar in the lead role. He will be playing the role of a boxer in this movie.
Ever since the teaser has been released, people have been going ga-ga over Farhan Akhtar’s physique in the movie. Joining the fans is legendary athlete Milkha Singh. Milkha Singh watched the teaser of the movie and is all praise for actor Farhan Akhtar. He said that he was looking forward to catching this sports drama film.
Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the film stars Akhtar in the role of a boxer. ‘Toofaan’ marks the second collaboration for Akhtar and Mehra, who previously brought Singh’s life story to the big screen in the 2013 biopic “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”.
Milkha Singh added that he hoped that the actor-director duo continues to make more inspiring sports-based films.
“I loved Farhan’s look in the ‘Toofaan’ teaser. He has made a wonderful physique for the role of a boxer. My best wishes are with Farhan and Rakeysh. I will surely watch ‘Toofaan’. I hope they make many more sports films in future,” Singh told PTI in an interview.
The 91-year-old Padma Shri recipient and Olympian revealed that ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ was the first film he had watched since the 1960s and remembered that people from the world over had told him that Akhtar looked exactly like him in the movie.
Toofaan is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Farhan Akhtar. It will be streaming on OTt platform Amazin Prime Video on May 21. The much-awaited movie stars Farhan Akhtar a goon from Dongri who embarks on a journey to become a national-level boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal and Supriya Pathak Kapur and Hussain Dalal.