In conversation with Farhan Akhtar on his latest sports drama, Toofan
Written by Anjum Rajabali and Vijay Maurya, and based on an idea by Farhan Akhtar, Toofaan dropped on Amazon Prime Video a week before the beginning of the Tokyo Olympics. “This is a film about sports and we have a very promising contingent of athletes who are going to Tokyo, including nine boxers. They all did really well at the Asian Championships (in Dubai) and won a lot of medals,” says Akhtar.
In this conversation with The Hindu Weekend, the actor-director talks about his sports drama Toofaan coinciding with Tokyo Olympics and the brutal beauty of boxing.
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