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Toofaan Trailer Review: An Extra A, Extra Brio!

 The trailer of Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra’s  long-awaited  Toofaan (oh,the  agony  of  riding the pandemic!)   offers  no surprises. And that’s not a bad thing. Sports films about underdogs  overcoming all odds to emerge  the  chosen children  of the gods, provide a certain vicarious  thrills to the audience.

If HE  can do it, why can’t I?

The trailer attempts  the  triumph-of-spirit,  teacher  and  the taugh,   the treacherous and the taut route  with tremendous  style and brio. Farhan Akhtar  seems to have worked  overtime over his body. The pugilistic  look is impressive. When  we first meet  the boxer Aziz Ali  a ban  from boxing for five years has been revoked. He is reluctant  to  return to the  ring. But the one who wears his ring convinces him to  give it  his best shot again. Does that ring a bell?

  The rest  of  the trailer shows  him crawling back  into renown , swollen bloodied eye and all, with the help and support  of  a loving  wife Mrunal Thakur and  a gruff  coach Paresh Rawal who thinks Aziz is  the  hottest  boxer since Mohammad Ali.Paresh  makes even  the most sincere line sound ironical.

Farhan Akhtar ’s Aziz  Ali  has different aspirations: he wants to be  ‘boxing ka Bachchan’, and  no doubt he  will be that  before curtains. Why not Boxing  Ka Mary Kom?

Just asking.

Farhan Akhtar  and  director Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra have earlier  worked  magic together in  Bhaag Milkha  Bhaag. This time they are determined  to outshine their earlier triumph. There is  more of  the crowdpleasing masala  here including a resounding  slap  from Paresh to Farhan.

Supriya Pathak shows up for one  moment as a long-lost cousin of Lalita Pawar  in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand , clucking her tongue  at Farhan  for betraying his country.

What did  the  boxer  do? Nowadays  betraying  the country has  so many connotations. Maybe he  took the Mohammad Ali label too seriously.

About Toofaan

Toofaan is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language sports drama film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and starring Farhan Akhtar as a national level boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles. The film will schedule to release on 16 July 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.

Story of Toofaan

 ‘Toofaan’ which narrates the story of a boxer marks the second collaboration of Farhan Akhtar with Rakeysh after the massive success of ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, the biopic based on Indian athlete Milkha Singh. In the film, Farhan will be seen as a national-level boxing player. The movie has been shot across Mumbai at real locations like the Dongri slums and the Gateway of India.

Trailer of Toofaan Movie

Where and how to watch Farhan Akhtar-starrer ‘Toofaan’?

The forthcoming film was slated to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

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