Toofaan: Farhan Akhtar Hopes Audience To Accept Boxing Drama Like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
In a recent interview, Farhan Akhtar opened up on his journey on becoming a boxer in Toofaan. He even mentioned that he hopes people accept the film just like they did for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Read on…
Farhan Akhtar and Mrunal Thakur’s much-awaited sports drama, Toofaan is all set to hit the OTT platform in some days. The film's rushes has piqued people's interest among the movie buffs and they are quite pumped to see what Farhan has to offer this time. Considering this is Farhan's second collaboration with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra after the super hit Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the expectation of the fans is pretty high. Well, surprisingly, Farhan has a similar feeling too. In a recent interview, the actor mentioned that he hopes people accept the film just like they did for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
While speaking to ETimes, Akhtar was asked if he hopes for a similar result, to which he remarked, "Our job is to be as committed and as honest about the films that we are working on. Neither of us stopped to think about what work we have done in the past, whether together or independently. What was important was to make sure that we get this right. To put this story that we are trying to tell across as clearly and efficiently as possible. That was our focus. How it will be received only time will tell. Let’s hope people accept it the way they had received Bhaag Milkha Bhaag."
Apart from that, the singer also opened up on his journey to becoming a boxer in Toofaan. He revealed that all of his training was extremely difficult. "But I liked it because I wanted people to feel like I am a real boxer when they watch the film. That was my goal, it was important that I dedicate as much time, energy and effort as possible to creating this character," the actor told the publication.
Toofaan, also featuring Mrunal Thakur, promises to be a high-octane drama that will take us through the journey of a local goon, Ajju Bhai who becomes a professional boxer, Aziz Ali. Toofaan will premiere on July 16, 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. ALSO READ: Toofaan: Take A Peek Into The Making Of Farhan Akhtar AKA Aziz Ali- The Toofaani Boxer- Watch