Veteran actor Paresh Rawal joins Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Toofan’

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New Delhi: Veteran actor Paresh Rawal is set to feature in Farhan Akhtar-fronted sports drama, “Toofan”.

Akhtar shared the news of Rawal joining the cast on Twitter.

“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 Akhtar in the role of a boxer.

This will be the actor-director duo’s second project post “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, a 2013 biopic on legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh.

Details are currently sparse but reports say that Rawal will play a boxing coach in the film.

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.

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