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‘Toofan’: Farhan Akhtar kickstarts shooting for the sports drama

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Farhan Akhtar has started shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Toofan’. Taking to his Instagram handle, he wrote, “Day 1. #ToofanInTheMaking #nerves #excitement #cinemagic #lovemyjob 1h.” Farhan will be seen in the role of a boxer. The film is going to be directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

Here’s Farhan’s post.

As Farhan is playing a boxer, he has been prepping for the role since a long time and has undergone a body metamorphosis. He has been training extensively with former world kickboxing champion – Drew Neal. In the movie, he will be seen fighting real boxers.

He keeps on posting videos from his training sessions on his Instagram handle. Even his trainer Drew is stunned by the actor’s dedication towards his work.

After the 2013 National Award-winning film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra will be bringing back the magic and reuniting for this fictional sports-drama. ‘Toofan’ will have a 2020 release.

Farhan has given stellar performances in films like ‘Rock On’ and ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’. He is also a fabulous singer, a writer-director and a producer.

Apart from ‘Toofan’, Farhan will also be seen in Shonali Bose’s ‘The Sky is Pink’. The movie has Priyanka Chopra and Zaira Wasim in pivotal roles.

For more updates on ‘Toofan’, stay tuned to our space.

Also Read: ‘Toofan’: Farhan Akhtar shares his prep mode quirks as he gears up for the boxing biopic


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