Farhan Akhtar’s Toofaan has been speak of the city since its launch however even earlier than it premiered on Amazon Prime Video, the one factor that saved the movie within the information was Farhan’s transformation as a boxer. Farhan performs Ajju aka Aziz, who turns into well-known as Toofaan within the boxing ring. The movie traces journey of Farhan’s character and reveals some thrilling and well-choreographed boxing sequences. However the physique transformation was not a cake stroll for Farhan. On Monday, the actor shared an image revealing how he remodeled to play Ajju, Aziz and Toofan.
“The numerous styles and sizes of Ajju aka Aziz aka Toofaan. What a journey. 18 months of relentless work however value each drop of sweat, each sore muscle and each pound gained and misplaced,” Farhan wrote together with the image submit.
He credited sports activities physiotherapist Anand Kumar, former kickboxing champion and coach Drew Neal and health coach Samir Jaura for the transformation. The truth is, Farhan termed the three as “the celebs behind the scenes.”
As quickly as Farhan shared the submit,praised Farhan within the remark part. “Man! 69 to 85? That’s insane,” wrote the actor. Siddhant Chaturvedi, Anusha Dandekar, Karan Tacker and others additionally posted feedback in reward of Farhan.
Through the trailer launch of, Farhan spoke about how boxing wants extra emotional and psychological power than the bodily power. “Once we had been rising up, we’d watch boxing on display or boxing in some movie and get excited or fantasise about doing it sometime. However once you practice for it (in actual), you realise that irrespective of how a lot endurance you will have and bodily match you’re, you aren’t ready to take it on, particularly with an perspective that hojayega (it’s achievable). It’s a particularly demanding sport as a result of there’s psychological, bodily and emotional facet to it. It’s like taking part in chess. You might be always engaged. The health facet reveals on the display however it’s far more than what you see. It’s extra about what you’re feeling inside than exterior,” Farhan stated.
In an interview with, , the superstar coach who helped Farhan on the boxing sequences within the movie, praised the actor. “I used to be impressed along with his humility and his professionalism, his perspective that I’m going to be an open e book and like a clean canvas,” he stated, including, “I’ve obtained to place Farhan up there with Will Smith.”
Proper after the movie’s launch,was one of many firsts to share his response on Toofaan.
Taking to Twitter, Shah Rukh wrote, “Want my associates @FarOutAkhtar @RakeyshOmMehra the perfect for his or her labour of affection. I had the privilege to see it a number of days again. Extraordinarily high quality performances by @SirPareshRawal (wow!) @mohanagashe @mrunal0801 @hussainthelal.” The actor additionally added that he needs extra motion pictures like Toofaan to be made as he wrote, “My assessment: we shld all strive & make extra movies like Toofaan.”
’ movie critic Shubhra Gupta additionally praised the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial. The movie is at present streaming on Amazon Prime Video.