‘Toofan’, the sports drama film, starring Farhan Akhtar has become the most watched film of Amazon Prime Video within one week of its release. The movie is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and also stars Paresh Rawal and Mrunal Thakur amongst other actors. Released on July 16, it has become the viewers favorite OTT film. ‘Toofan’ was viewed in over 3900+ towns and cities in India and 160 countries across the globe.
Farhan Akhtar shared a post on his Instagram handle, thanking his fans for the love and support for his movie ‘Toofan’. He penned the post as “One must work hard regardless of reward but when it comes, it’s important to recognise those who made it happen. Thank you for making #Toofaan the most watched film on @primevideoin”. The actor wrote on the photo from the boxing ring as “Thank you for being in our corner, Lots of love – Farhan Akhtar”.
Farhan Akhtar portrays the character of Aziz Ali who was a goon, with the help of his coach, turns into a boxer. It also stars Supriya Pathak, Sonali Kulkarni, Vijay Raaz and Hussain Dalal. This is Farhan’s second collaboration with director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra as the first one was the film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic sports drama of ace athlete Milkha Singh.