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Toofaan teaser: Farhan Akhtar packs a punch in this boxing film

Toofaan teaser: The film showcases Farhan Akhtar's journey to become a successful boxing champion. The film starring Mrunal Thakur, and Paresh Rawal, among others, is set to release on Amazon Prime Video on May 21.

Written by Sampada Sharma | New Delhi |
Updated: March 12, 2021 3:59:38 pm
toofaan teaserFarhan Akhtar starrer Toofaan releases on Amazon Prime Video on May 21. (Photo: Prime Video/YouTube)

The teaser of Farhan Akhtar starrer is out and it looks like the sports drama will have some powerful performances. The Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial also stars Paresh Rawal, Mrunal Thakur, and Vijay Raaz among others.

The teaser of Toofan gives us a glimpse into the protagonist’s journey and his struggles to make it as a successful boxing champion. From what we can see here, Toofan is just another sports drama but if Mehra’s previous films give any indication, this might hide some surprises within. The teaser will force you to think of Gully Boy, but just for a bit, as the colour palette and the setting looks quite similar.

Shah Rukh Khan appreciated the teaser on Twitter as he wrote, “Wow! Always inspired by the effort u put in ur work. “Kinare hi se Toofan ka tamasha dekhne wale, Kinare se kabhie andaza-e-Toofan nahi hota” Azad. Ready to dive into Toofaan.All the best to the team for this awesomeness. Luv @FarOutAkhtar @RakeyshOmMehra”

Mahesh Babu shared on Twitter, “#Toofan teaser… terrific!! @FarOutAkhtar has aced it yet again… What an unbelievable transformation! Can’t wait to watch this one!”

While filming for Toofaan in 2019, Farhan got injured and got a hairline fracture in his hand. The Luck By Chance actor had then shared an image of his fractured hand and wrote on Instagram, “When nature plays Tetris… and yup, that’s my first legit boxing injury… a hairline fracture on the hamate found among the carpal bones of the hand.”

Toofaan is not a biopic but a fictional story written by Anjum Rajabali.

Toofaan marks the second collaboration of Farhan and Rakeysh. The duo previously worked on Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and gave the viewers a memorable film. The sports drama was earlier scheduled for a theatrical release but was postponed due to the pandemic. The film will now release on Amazon Prime Video on May 21.

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