Toofan: Paresh Rawal turns boxing coach for Farhan Akhtar

Published: Jul 30, 2019, 15:37 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Paresh Rawal has been roped in to play a boxing coach for Farhan Akhtar's upcoming sports drama, Toofan

Toofan: Paresh Rawal turns boxing coach for Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar and Paresh Rawal/picture courtesy: mid-day and Instagram

Toofan is a sports-drama is which is inspired by a fictitious character and is a story which revolves around a boxer and his endearing love story. The film is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who earlier directed Farhan in Bhaag Mikha Bhaag.

Paresh Rawal has been roped in to play a boxing coach for Farhan Akhtar's upcoming sports drama, Toofan. The film casts Farhan Akhtar as the boxer protagonist. "Thrilled and privileged to collaborate with an absolute giant of an actor. So looking forward," Farhan tweeted.

Farhan often shares training videos on social media, in which he can be seen doing an intense workout. The actor is going an extra mile to get the desired look and has been on a workout spree, to an extent that his benchmarks have been changing every week. Known to follow a strict pattern since the beginning, Farhan is taking methodical acting to an all-new level.

Also Read: Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar chill in a pool; see photo

Apart from this movie, Farhan Akhtar is also gearing up for his upcoming movie, The Sky Is Pink, where the actor will be sharing the screen with Priyanka Chopra after their previous work, Dil Dhadakne Do, which too created a buzz then.

The Sky Is Pink also actress Zaira Wasim. The film is reportedly based on the life of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary, played by Wasim, and traces the love story between her parents. After elaborate shooting schedules across London, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Mumbai, Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra wrapped up the shoot of The Sky Is Pink early in March.

Also Read: Priyanka Chopra Jonas heads off to Toronto for The Sky Is Pink premiere

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