Milkha Singh praises Farhan Akhtar’s ‘wonderful physique’ in Toofan
Farhan Akhtar thanks Milkha Singh as the latter praises his wonderful physique for the film Toofan.
Actor Farhan Akhtar starrer Toofan, based on boxing, whose teaser was released last week, has been highly acclaimed by Bollywood legends and other sports personalities. The teaser was also appreciated by athlete Milkha Singh who praised the actor-filmmaker for his efforts for the film.
Akhtar, who had also portrayed the lead role of renowned Indian athlete Milkha Singh in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ in 2013, has risen into the limelight since then. As for ‘Toofan’, Milkha has repeatedly hailed Akhtar for satisfactory performance, besides showering immense praise on his physique.
“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 with Farhan and Rakeysh. I will surely watch ‘Toofaan’. I hope they make many more sports films in future,” Milkha told PTI.
Farhan tweeted Tuesday morning, “Thank you so much Milkha-ji .. you are an inspiration to us all and your words of appreciation mean the world to me. @JeevMilkhaSingh.” Farhan essayed the role of Milkha in Rakeysh’s 2013 film, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which also featured Sonam Kapoor and Divya Dutta in pivotal roles.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) March 23, 2021