Farhan Akhtar Film ‘Toofaan’ postponed

‘In solidarity’: Farhan Akhtar and makers of ‘Toofaan’ postpone film’s release due to ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The makers of the Farhan Akhtar-starrer Toofan introduced on Monday by way of social media that the Release date of the boxing drama has been postponed because of the second wave of COVID-19. Farhan, who additionally produces the movie together with associate Ritesh Sidhwani and the movie’s director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, posted the joint assertion of the makers on his social media pages.

“The state of affairs in India is actually heart-breaking, and we at Excel Leisure and ROMP Footage ship our ideas and prayers to everybody affected by the pandemic. In mild of the severity of the state of affairs, our focus is totally on the pandemic and on supporting our workers, their households and serving to the broader neighborhood. Due to this fact, we’ve got determined to postpone the discharge of our movie Toofaan till the state of affairs improves. We’ll situation an replace relating to the brand new launch date in the end of time,” the assertion learn.

“Please proceed to look at COVID Acceptable Behaviour. Additionally, please register and get vaccinated when it is your flip. On behalf of the whole staff of Toofaan, we urge you to Keep Residence, Keep Protected and Keep United. Jai Hind,” the assertion added.

The movie was earlier scheduled to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on Could 21, 2021, and has been postponed indefinitely.

In Toofaan, Farhan performs the function of a wrestler and underwent a bodily transformation for a similar. Toofaan additionally stars Mrunal Thakur as the feminine lead and Paresh Rawal in a pivotal function.