Toofaan stars Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Hussain Dalal, Dr Mohan Agashe, Darshan Kumaar, and Vijay Raaz, besides Farhan.
Sharing the news, Farhan took to social media and wrote, "With humility, love and in dedication to the fighting spirit of the beautiful people of our nation, our film 'Toofaan' will be releasing on July 16th."
The film is a motivational story that revolves around the life of Ajju an orphan boy born in Mumbai's Dongri who grows up to be a local goon. His life changes when he meets a bright and compassionate young woman Ananya, whose belief in him motivates him to find his passion as he embarks on his journey to becoming Aziz Ali, a boxing champion.
Toofaan brings alive the exhilarating nature of boxing as a sport while narrating a riveting tale that follows the journey of a common man as he navigates through the ups and downs of life to achieve his dreams. It is a story about resilience, passion, and perseverance, and the drive to succeed.
The film marks the second collaboration between Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. Earlier, the dynamic duo packed a punch with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.