Farhan-Rakeysh getting ready to cook up a ‘Toofan’!

After the runaway success of ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, the actor-director pair – Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra- will now work together in the film ‘Toofan’.

Farhan Akhtar will play the protagonist in the movie which tells the ‘heartfelt story of a boxer’.

The duo had earlier collaborated for the 2013 blockbuster ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, which was a biopic based on Indian athlete Milkha Singh. The film won Farhan a number of awards for his portrayal of the athlete.

Reportedly, unlike ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, the upcoming sports drama would not be a biopic. It will be a fictional story. The actor will begin training extensively in boxing to get into his character for the film.

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At present, Farhan is busy with Shonali Bose’s ‘The Sky Is Pink’ for which he is reuniting with his ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ co-star Priyanka Chopra. The film also features ‘Dangal’ fame Zaira Wasim in a pivotal role.

On the personal front, Farhan is in a relationship with Shibani Dandekar and the two have been actively sharing pictures from their outings on their social media accounts.

(With ANI inputs)

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