Bollywood actor, writer Farhan Akhtar, who earlier collaborated with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra six years ago for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag joined hands yet again for another sports-drama.
The movie titled Toofan is reportedly going to be a story about a boxer, in which Farhan is going to play the role of the boxer. The film will also feature Dangal girl Zaira Wasim in a key role. More details about the movie and the cast are yet to be revealed. The film is produced by Farhan and Ritesh Sidhwani. The fictional story is scripted by Anjum Rajabali.
Farhan Akhtar took to his Twitter and confirmed the news saying, “Thrilled to share that six years after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,
@RakeyshOmMehra 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.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) January 16, 2019
Movie critic Taran Adarsh also confirmed the news saying, “IT’S OFFICIAL… After #BhaagMilkhaBhaag, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Farhan Akhtar reunite for #Toofan… A heartfelt story of a boxer… Mehra will direct the film.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 16, 2019
It was also reported that Farhan took up the movie as soon as he read the script and “fell in love” with it. He is very keen to work with Rakeysh again and will begin training extensively in boxing. On the other hand, Rakeysh has already started the preparation.