The Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra-directed movie, which also featured Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles, had debuted on streaming service's platform on July 16.
Farhan Akhtar, along with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and co-star Mrunal Thakur, chat about boxing drama Toofaan, out on Amazon Prime.
Packing a Punch: Farhan Akhtar on his OTT release 'Toofaan', physical transformation for role of boxer
From gaining pounds to losing it and then piling it on again during the shooting cycle can take a toll on anyone. For a 47-year-old, these transformations have not been easy.
The primary excitement around Toofaan has been the reunion, after eight years, of Farhan with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Rawal believes putting together a genuinely funny film takes the effort of the entire cast and crew.
Spent around 6 months to learn just basics of boxing: Farhan Akhtar on role preparation for 'Toofaan'
Directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, 'Toofaan' revolves around the journey of a local goon, Ajju Bhai (Farhan) becoming a professional boxer, Aziz Ali.
Thakur is playing Ananya in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's latest directorial, Farhan Akhtar-starrer Toofaan, set to start streaming on Amazon Prime Video from 16 July 2021.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Farhan Akhtar have now reunited for "Toofaan", another sports drama feature after "Bhag Milkha Bhag", scheduled to be released on Amazon Prime Video on July 16.
The song, composed by Dub Sharma, showcases the rigorous boxing training undergone by Farhan's character, Aziz Ali.
Akhtar said the 'driving force' of 'Toofaan' is the incredible journey that its three important characters are on.
Bollywood actor-producer Farhan Akhtar shared the trailer of his upcoming boxing drama 'Toofaan' on Wednesday.
The release of the movie, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, was deferred amid the surge in the COVID-19 cases in the country.
The film which narrates the story of a boxer marks the second collaboration of Farhan with Rakeysh after the massive success of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Milkha Singh said he hopes the actor-director duo continue to make more inspiring sports-based films.