BritAsia TV speaks exclusively with multi-award winning actor, music artist and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Farhan Akhtar about his latest film Toofaan.
From the talent that brought us Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the sports drama is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, which follows Aziz Ali’s (Akhtar) journey as a reformed goon attempting to purge his past, and become a championship boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles.
In the interview, Akhtar reveals the personal motives that enabled him to commit to the character on- and off-screen, the importance of collaborating with a team you can trust and how Rakeysh brought realism to the role and more.
Watch the full interview and trailer here:
Watch Aziz Ali’s rise and fall from the streets of Mumbai slums against all odds, on Amazon Prime Video from 16 July, 2021.