Actor, singer, producer and writer Farhan Akhtar took to his social media profile and announced that the release date of his upcoming sports drama ‘Toofan’ has been postponed keeping in mind the severity of the raging second wave of corona-virus.
Farhan dropped the press statement on his Twitter profile. It read, “The situation in India is truly heart-breaking, and we at Excel Entertainment and ROMP Pictures send our thoughts and prayers to everyone affected by the pandemic”
“In light of the severity of the situation, our focus is completely on the pandemic and on supporting our employees, their families and in helping the wider community. Therefore, we have taken the decision to postpone the release of our film ‘Toofaan’ until the situation improves. We will issue an update regarding the new release date in due course of time”
“Please continue to observe Covid Appropriate Behaviour. Also please register and get vaccinated when it’s your turn. On behalf of the entire team of Toofaan, we urge you to Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay United. Jai Hind” read the full note.
Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani (Excel Entertainment), Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (ROMP Pictures), and Farhan, the highly-anticipated sports drama is helmed by Rakeysh.
Toofaan’ which narrates the story of a boxer marks the second collaboration of Farhan with Rakeysh after the massive success of ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, the biopic based on Indian athlete Milkha Singh.
The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Hussain Dalal, Mohan Agashe, and Darshan Kumaar. The forthcoming film was slated to stream on Amazon Prime Video on May 21, 2021.
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