Veteran actor Paresh Rawal is set to feature in Farhan Akhtar led sports drama, "Toofan". Farhan shared the news of Rawal joining the cast on Twitter. Paresh will essay the role of Farhan's boxing coach in the sporta-drama.
"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 Farhan in the role of a boxer. This will be the actor-director duo's second project after six years post "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", a 2013 biopic on legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh.
The actor has already started the physical prep for the film and is regular with the exercise every day even when he is on holiday and testimony of which is seen on his social media as he time and again keeps treating the fans with his chisel body. Farhan is training under Drew Neal who is the former world kickboxing champion, making sure there is no compromise on the guidance.
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.
Farhan is gearing up for his upcoming movie, ‘The Sky Is Pink’ where the actor will be sharing the screen with Priyanka Chopra after their previous work, Dil Dhadakne Do, which too created a buzz then!