Toofan (2020 film)

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Toofan film poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byRakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Produced byRitesh Sidhwani
Farhan Akhtar
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
P.S. Bharathi
Rajiv Tandon
Written byAnjum Rajabali
Narrated byVijay Raaz
Music byOriginal Songs:
Background Score:
Raju Singh
CinematographyJay Oza
Edited byAnand Subaya
ROMP Pictures
Excel Entertainment
Distributed byAA Films
Zee Studios International
Release date
  • 2 October 2020 (2020-10-02)
Budget50 crore

Toofan (transl. Storm) is an upcoming Indian 2020 Hindi sports film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and produced by him, Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani, P.S. Bharathi and Rajiv Tandon. It stars Akhtar as a national level boxer, along with Paresh Rawal, Mrunal Thakur and Isha Talwar.

The film was announced on 16 January 2019 and filming started on 24 August 2019 in Dongri. It is scheduled for release on 2 October 2020, coinciding with the Gandhi Jayanti festival.



The film was announced on 16 January 2019 by Akhtar in an Instagram post. Principal photography of the film began on 24 August 2019.[1][2]


The first look poster of the film was unveiled on 30 September 2019.[3][4] On 2 January 2020, the first look of Akhtar from the film was released.

The film is scheduled to be released theatrically on 2 October 2020.[5]


  1. ^ "TOOFAN: Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra kick-start the shoot on Janmashtami". Bollywood Hungama. 25 August 2019. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  2. ^ "'The calm before the storm': Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Toofan begins shooting". Times Now. 25 August 2019. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Toofan first look: Farhan Akhtar transforms into champion boxer for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's sports drama- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 30 September 2019.
  4. ^ "'Toofan' first look poster: Shah Rukh Khan, Mohit Suri and others are all praise for the Farhan Akhtar starrer - Times of India ►". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "'Toofan' First Look: Farhan Akhtar throws an uppercut punch in the new poster, announces release date". DNA India. 30 September 2019.

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