The inspirational sports drama Toofaan is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. The critically acclaimed film directed by the great Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra features an all-star cast, led by Farhan Akhtar along with Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Hussain Dalal, Dr. Mohan Agashe, Darshan Kumaar, and Vijay Raaz.
Toofaan brings alive the exhilarating nature of boxing as a sport and tells a riveting tale that follows the journey of a street fighter to a competitive boxer as he navigates through the ups and downs of life to achieve his dreams. An orphan boy born from the streets of Dongri grows up to be a local goon Ajju Bhai (Farhan Akhtar). His life changes when he meets a bright and compassionate young doctor named Ananya (Mrunal Thakur) whose belief in him motivates him to find his passion as he embarks on his journey to becoming Aziz Ali, a boxing champion. It is a story about resilience, passion, and perseverance, and the drive to succeed.
Last week before the premiere of the Toofaan stars Farhan Akhtar, Mrunal Thakur, producer Ritesh Sidhwani and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra took part in a very special virtual press conference and Q&A answering in detail about the making of Toofaan and so much more.
We were there and we now present some highlights from the amazing event.
Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra began with nothing but praise for the star of his film
Farhan Akhtar had to go through quite a transformation and the actor revealed it was difficult
Mr. Mehra also spoke about making a film in the time of COVID
Talking about the conviction behind making films and especially Toofaan the producer Mr. Ritesh Sidhwani said:
About the incredible experience of being part of Toofaan, Farhan said
Ritesh also talked about the challenges of making the film and it was a very interesting answer
Mrunal Thakur talked about her excitement about playing such an important role.
The actress also discussed the preparation she went through to play Ananya
As well as, revealing what she took away with her from the film
Farhan was also asked about how film reflects the times you live in and he answered
The actor touched on how performing his roles has changed him as a person
The director also revealed one of the moments from the shoot that will stay with him always
Mr. Mehra said he was blessed that this story chose him
Farhan agreed and added…
Toofaan is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video! Be sure to check it out!
Also, be sure to check out our amazing interview with Mrunal here.