Mumbai, 30 July, 2019: Veteran actor Paresh Rawal is set to feature in Farhan Akhtar-fronted sports drama, “Toofan”.
Akhtar shared the news of Rawal joining the cast on Twitter.
“Thrilled and privileged to collaborate with an absolute giant of an actor. So looking forward @SirPareshRawal #Toofan” the actor tweeted.
The film is being directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and will feature Akhtar in the role of a boxer.
This will be the actor-director duo’s second project post “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, a 2013 biopic on legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh.
Details are currently sparse but reports say that Rawal will play a boxing coach in the film.
The project will be co-produced by Excel Entertainment and ROMP Pictures.
Rawal most recently featured in “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, alongside Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam.