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Farhan Akhtar shares interesting insights on learning Boxing for Toofan!

In a recent interview, Farhan Akhtar opened up about working with his trainers Drew Neal and Darrell Foster for his upcoming movie Toofan, which is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

2019-10-07T13:10:00Z

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Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has impressed the audience with his multiple talents ever since his debut. The actor, who has been busy promoting his upcoming movie The Sky Is Pink, had left the audience stunned with the first look of Toofan. Farhan has been taking to his official social media handle to share his hard-work and boxing sessions with his fans.

Farhan’s action drama Toofan offers a strong storyline, the actor opened up about his experience on working with his trainers, Drew Neal and Darrell Foster. The actor-producer’s shoot commenced in March with the professional boxer Drew Neal and Darrell Foster. Sharing his experience of working with them, the 45-year-old singer shares, 

With Drew, I learnt authentic boxing. But Darrell altered that to make sure I'm ready for the camera. For instance, while shooting, if I'd cover my face completely in a boxing stance, the audience will not be able to see me. At the same time, I can't lower my arms such that I look like I'm waiting to get hit. That's the kind of gap that Darrell bridged. He also designed most of the choreography. He's a taskmaster, but he also looks out for you, as well as the rest of the boxers on set; constantly ensuring they're all doing okay.

- Farhan Akhtar

Talking about working with Darrell Foster who trained Farhan for heavyweights, the actor says, "Darrell has been boxing since the age of 10. Now at 61, he is fitter than most teenagers I've seen."

Talking about his previous film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and now, Toofan- Farhan further says, "Running is not an alien concept. Everyone can run, some faster than the others, but you always have the general knowledge. Boxing is something I had to learn from scratch because I had never done it before. I am loving every bit of it."

After slaying the role of an athlete in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the actor is all set to deliver one more power-packed stellar performance in the upcoming film Toofan. While essaying this role, Farhan has been giving consistent updates of his hard-core training and commendable punches to his fans and followers which has got everyone excited!

Produced by Excel Entertainment Production in Association with ROMP Pictures and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Toofan is slated to release on 2nd October 2020.

Stay tuned for more updates!

Credits: With inputs from Public Relations Manager

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