The release date for Farhan Akhtar‘s ‘Toofan’ to be run on Amazon Prime Video has been announced. Taking to his Twitter handle, Farhan wrote, “With humility, love and in dedication to the fighting spirit of the beautiful people of our nation, our film ‘Toofaan’ will be released on July 16th.
Starring Farhan Akhtar, Paresh Rawal, and Mrunal Thakur in the lead, ‘Toofaan’ was first supposed to be released in the month of September 2020. The release then got postponed to the month of May 2021. But the date was changed due to the nation’s battle with the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic.
The poster of the movie shows the rippled muscles of Farhan. The teaser that was released in March gave us a sneak peek into Ajju’s life journey from a gangster to a boxer.
The story revolves around the life of Ajju, an orphan boy born in Mumbai’s Dongri, who grows up to be a local goon. Meeting a bright and compassionate young woman Ananya, played by Mrunal Thakur, changes Ajju’s life as her belief in him motivates him to find his passion. Ajju, then embarks on his journey to becoming Aziz Ali, a boxing champion.
Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Farhan Akhtar, directed by RakeyshOmprakash Mehra.