Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's directorial Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Farhan Akhtar was seen in the lead created a new trend in sports biopics. This combo to reunite after six years for a movie called Toofan. Toofan movie will be based on Boxing, Farhan Akhtar will be seen in the lead role. This venture will be produced by Ritesh and Farhan under Excel Entertainment.
It is said that Toofan will not be an authentic biopic like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, but this film is a fictional story, scripted by Anjum Rajabali. After the stupendous success of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Farhan Akhtar acted in films like Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Dil Dhadakne Do Lucknow Central. Farhan now busy with the shooting of Shonali Bose's directorial The Sky is Pink. Priyanka Chopra playing the wife role of Farhan in this movie. Also, Farhan Promoting his sister Zoya Akhtar new directorial Gully Boy.
Farhan Akhtar confirmed the news regarding Toofan in social media by tweeting "Thrilled to share that 6 years after Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and I are reuniting to create #Toofan .. a heartfelt story of a boxer. Hope for your best wishes as we embark on this new journey. Love”. Hope this movie will also create tremendous sensation just as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.