Bollywood actor and filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has joined hands with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra after six years for the upcoming film ‘Toofan’, Farhan will be seen playing the role of a boxer in the film.
The duo, Mehra and Akhtar last collaborated on ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, a biopic on the legendary athlete Milkha Singh.
A “thrilled” Akhtar on Wednesday 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.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) January 16, 2019
Other details of the films are still under wraps. The film will be jointly produced by Excel Movies and ROMP Pictures.