Famous Bollywood actor and singer Farhan Akhtar is all prep to play a character of a boxer in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s Upcoming Directorial ‘Toofan’.
As per latest Bollywood news, Farhan Akhtar will not only work in the film but also back it with Ritesh Sidhwani. The ‘Rock On 2’ star went to his official Instagram account to share the news.
caption it; “Thrilled to share that 6 years after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, @rakeyshommehra 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,” he wrote along with a picture of him and Rakeysh.
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The duo had previously collaborated for 2013 blockbuster ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, which was a biopic relied on Indian athlete Milkha Singh. The film even won Farhan a number of awards for his portrayal of the athlete.
Reportedly, unlike ‘Bhaaag Milkha Bhaag’, the coming sports film would not be a biopic.
It will be a fictional story. The actor will begin training extensively in boxing to get into his role for the film.
Currently, Farhan is engaged with Shonali Bose’s ‘The Sky Is Pink’ for which he is reuniting with his ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ co-star Priyanka Chopra. The film too features ‘Dangal’ fame Zaira Wasim in a pivotal role.
talking about his personal life, Farhan Akhtar is rumored to be in a relationship with Shibani Dandekar and the two have been sharing pictures from their outings on their social media accounts.