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Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Toofaan’ to premiere on May 21 on Amazon Prime Video

March 10th, 2021 | by vBollywood Author
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Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Toofaan’ to premiere on May 21 on Amazon Prime Video
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Amazon Prime Video announced news about upcoming inspirational sports drama, Toofaan. The direct-to-service global premiere of the year’s most-awaited summer blockbuster will be produced by Excel Entertainment in association with ROMP Pictures.

Toofaan will be starring Farhan Akhtar as a boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Kapur and Hussain Dalal. The film is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The much anticipated sports drama is all set to premiere directly on to Amazon Prime Video on the 21st of May, 2021 across 240 countries and territories.

Vijay Subramaniam, Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video said, “Excel Entertainment have been and integral part of our India journey and we treasure a long-standing relationship with them. Toofaan marks another exciting chapter for us together. Toofaan is one more step in our continuous commitment to bringing quality entertainment to our customers and another excellent addition to our direct-to-service film selection. The film is an engaging and inspiring tale of the power of perseverance and following ones’ passions against all odds.

With Rakeysh’s flair for narrating stories and Farhan’s ability to make every character he plays appear relatable and endearing we’re certain that Toofaan has all the makings of the ideal summer blockbuster and is going to be loved by consumers all over the globe. The story is intriguing and fans are thrilled to know more about this sports drama that will feature on Prime this May.

Sharing the excitement for the same, Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment says, “At Excel Entertainment, we always try to tell stories that touch the heart and soul of the audience. We consistently strive to develop new concepts which can entertain and enlighten the viewers. With Toofaan, we are presenting an inspirational sports drama that presents the story of a goon from the streets of Dongri set against the backdrop of boxing, his fall and triumphant comeback against all odds in life. Excel Entertainment in association with ROMP Pictures is very thrilled to announce this special film. Our long-standing partnership with Amazon Prime Video has been brilliant and Toofaan is yet another exciting chapter and association for us at a global level.”

On collaborating with Farhan Akhtar after the success of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which released 7 years ago, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra said, “After working with Farhan in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, I was certain he would be the perfect protagonist for Toofaan. The best thing about him is that he does not act the part, but lives it completely. Toofaan is a story that will motivate and inspire all of us to get out of comfort zones and fight towards achieving our dreams. We cannot wait to present our film to viewers across the globe! ”

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