A teaser of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial Toofaan bought dropped yesterday.
In it, we see Farhan Akhtar as a national-level boxer, for which he underwent thoughts boggling transformation.
Notably, that is his second time taking part in an athlete, the primary being Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
Mrunal Thakur provides him firm on this action-packed sports activities drama, slated to launch on Amazon Prime Video on Might 21.
Akhtar portraying function of a goon-turned-boxer, Paresh Rawal his coach
The 2-minute-long teaser packs fairly a punch giving a Gully Boy vibe.
Toofaan reveals Akhtar’s highly effective journey from a goon to a national-level boxer.
He labored long and hard to get in form. From health club to boxing periods, the Don director left no stones unturned to get right into a fighter’s physique and mindset.
The movie may even star actor Paresh Rawal as his coach.
His Twitter publish for ‘Toofan’ teaser says all of it
It fills me with immense pleasure to provide the first glimpse of a movie into which we poured all our love, ardour, exuberance, insanity even. It really is a labour of affection and immediately I’m so excited to share it with you.
Right here’s presenting the #ToofaanTeaser 🥊https://t.co/lAus0P8sAo
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) March 12, 2021
The film is really a labor of affection, says Akhtar
Whereas sharing the teaser, the lead actor talked concerning the movie being a “labor of affection.”
“It fills me with immense pleasure to provide the first glimpse of a movie into which we poured all our love, ardour, exuberance, insanity even. It really is a labor of affection and immediately I’m so excited to share it with you (sic),” Akhtar’s tweet learn.
Pandemic delayed the film indefinitely; Amazon got here to the rescue
Initially, Toofaan had October 2, 2020, Gandhi Jayanti, as its launch date.
That was superior to September 18, however attributable to coronavirus pandemic, it bought delayed indefinitely.
The makers finally signed a take care of Amazon Prime Video, paving its manner for a Might 21 launch.
Apparently, that is one other of Amazon Prime Video’s large film premieres after Gulabo Sitabo and Coolie No. 1.
That is how Akhtar celebrated Boxing Day on Instagram
Individuals had beforehand known as for boycotting ‘Toofaan.’ Here is why
Akhtar had shared the primary look of Toofaan on New Yr’s Day 2020, however was met with the wrath of Twitter trolls, primarily as a result of he had opposed the newly-implemented Citizenship Modification Act.
Hashtags corresponding to #BoycottToofan and #BoycottFarhanAkhtar had been trending on Twitter on the time.
Nonetheless, the movie appears to have moved previous that hate and individuals are starting to understand Akhtar’s onerous work.