Farhan Akhtar to Play a Boxer in Rakeysh Mehra’s ‘Toofan’

Actor Farhan Akhtar has joined hands with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra after six years for the upcoming film, “Toofan” and will be seen playing a boxer in the film.

Mehra and Akhtar last collaborated on “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,” a biopic on the legendary athlete Milkha Singh. A “thrilled” Farhan on Jan. 16 tweeted that the upcoming film will be based on a boxer.

“Thrilled to share that six years after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and I are reuniting to create ‘Toofan,’ a heartfelt story of a boxer. Hope for your best wishes as we embark on this new journey. Love.” The film will be jointly produced by Excel Movies and ROMP Pictures.

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