After impressing audiences with the power-packed trailer of Toofan, Farhan Akhtar galvanized fans with his extraordinary journey of learning boxing for the movie.
Taking to Twitter, the actor shared a video of his boxing journey to fit in the role of Aziz Ali. Sharing the video he writes, “It took about two years to bring the boxer persona to life. This wouldn’t have been possible without the belief & support of this amazing team. Watch my boxing journey here.”
This high-octane video emboldens the audience with the exceptionally hard work of Farhan Akhtar and team with their inner strength, willpower, and the courage to bring the boxer persona to life.
This eight-minute video starts with an inspiring quote by renowned Muhammad Ali that says, “Don’t Quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”
It features the entire incredible journey of Farhan Akhtar who leaves no stone unturned in bringing the boxer Aziz Ali into life. Farhan is seen going through intense workout sessions followed by strengthening sessions and then a little relaxation to perform next day schedules.
It took around two years for the star to bring the character on the silver screen as Aziz Ali. Boxing is a completely alien sport for Farhan and he has to go through rigorous training sessions to imbibe the character and portray the on-silver screen.
With the release of this video, fans trend the actor on social media platforms. They showered their respect and appreciation for the actor who has gone through rigorous and intense training both mentally and physically to fit in the shoes of Aziz Ali.
Completely dedicating himself from ground zero in boxing, the producer cum ace actor transformed himself in a way that is just unbelievable, and his preparation – unmissable!
In this video, Farhan says, “We didn’t train for a film, we trained to be a boxer!” The actor, not only learned how to land a perfect punch but also took some brutal hits in the process without any stunt doubles.
Presented by Amazon Prime Video in association with Excel Entertainment and ROMP Pictures. Toofaan is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, and Farhan Akhtar, the sports drama is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Toofaan is all set to premiere worldwide on 16 July 2021 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in English and Hindi.