Legendary athleteis all praise for actor after watching the teaser of the upcoming sports drama ”Toofaan” and said he is looking forward to the film.
Directed byOmprakash , the film stars in the role of a boxer.
”Toofaan” marks the second collaboration forand , who previously brought Singh’s life story to the big screen in the 2013 biopic ”Bhaag Bhaag”. The iconic athlete said he hopes the actor-director duo continue to make more inspiring sports-based films.
”I loved Farhan’s look in the ‘Toofaan’ teaser. He has made a wonderful physique for the role of a boxer. My best wishes are withand Rakeysh. I will surely watch ‘Toofaan’. I hope they make many more sports films in future,” told PTI in an interview.
The 91-year-oldrecipient, who missed an Olympic medal by a whisker at the , revealed ”Bhaag Bhaag” was the first film he watched since the 1960s and remembered that people used to tell him that looked exactly like him in the movie.
”When ‘Bhaag Mikha Bhaag’ was released, no matter where I went —, or , people around the world used to say is Singh’s ditto copy. I even went to see train during the film’s making and saw him run 100 metres in 11 seconds! He was not a professional athlete, but he trained hard to become one,” , who is also fondly called the ‘Flying Sikh’, added.
”Toofaan”, also starringParesh Rawal, will premiere on Prime Video on May 21.
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