Farhan Akhtar’s upcoming Sports film is slated to be released on popular OTT platform Amazon Prime next month on July 16.
Amid the surge of Covid-19 in the country, the movie ‘Toofaan’ starring Farhan Akhtar, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra was deferred. It was previously scheduled to start streaming on Amazon Prime from May 21.
Bollywood Superstar Farhan Akhtar, plays the role of a boxer in “Toofaan.” He took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the new release date of the film.
“With humility, love and in dedication to the fighting spirit of the beautiful people of our nation, our film ”Toofaan” will be releasing on July 16th. #ToofaanOnPrime,” Akhtar wrote on a tweet.
The film is set against the backdrop of boxing and charts the fall and triumphant comeback of Farhan Akhtar. The film is billed as an inspirational sports drama of a goon from the streets of Mumbai’s Dongri.
The film has been backed by Farhan Akhtar and producer Ritesh Sidhwani’s banner Excel Entertainment, along with Mehra”s ROMP Pictures.
“Toofaan” also features Paresh Rawal, Mrunal Thakur, Supriya Pathak Kapur and Hussain Dalal in supporting roles.