Dodging the virus in the air while juggling work and home chores all within 24 hours on repeat is an achievement for all the people currently facing a global lockdown courtesy COVID-19 and filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar is no different. Sharing a visual representation of the “tough times”, Farhan recently left actors Hrithik Roshan and Anil Kapoor impressed. Also Read - Mohammed Shami Confident of Getting Reverse Swing Despite Saliva Ban in Cricket Due to COVID-19
Taking to his Instagram handle, Farhan shared a picture of his fiery stunt where he can be seen jumping over tree trunks and roots that were set of fire. A still from his movie, Farhan aptly captioned it, “Getting through these tough times be like..(sic)” while Hrithik commented, “Woah! (sic)” and Anil gushed, “Wow” with thumbs up and hands in the air emojis. Also Read - Coronavirus: With 2,287 New Cases Maharashtra at 72,300; Gujarat Reaches 17,632 With 415 Fresh Cases
The last couple of days saw Box Office of the recently released films being hit hard after theatres and multiplexes shut down business in lieu of the coronavirus scare but the adverse effect is majorly on the daily wage earners in the industry for whom Producers Guild of India set up a relief fund. Urging “industry waalon” to contribute for the same, Toofan star Farhan Akhtar had shared a circular asking for donations after the film bodies called for a complete shooting halt of all entertainment formats until further notice.
Farhan has been prepping up for Toofan, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, for over a year now. The actor’s social media timelines are filled with photos of him practicing boxing. Farhan is joined by a stellar supporting cast in the film. Apart from Isha Talwar, Paresh Rawal and Mrunal Thakur, Toofan also features Rajpal Yadav, Rishi Kapoor, Soni Razdan, Yashpal Sharma, Jatin Sarna, Manoj Pahwa, Vijay Raaz, Darshan Kumar and Supriya Pathak among others.
Amid the COVID-19 scare, Excel Entertainment decided to change the release date of their much-anticipated flick – Farhan Akhtar’s Toofan. The sports drama will make it to the theatres on September 18, 2021, as per the announcement made recently.