Vijender Singh, the Global Boxing Champion who won the Bronze Medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has tweeted and congratulated Farhan Akhtar for the film after watching the teaser.
Vijender Singh, the Global Boxing Champion who won the Bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, tweeted after watching the teaser. He wrote- ‘Teaser is awesome! Thanks for putting the boxing on the map. Best wishes to Farhan Akhtar.
For a boxing film like ‘Storm’, getting praise from an Olympic fame boxer is the biggest support. Vijender Singh has also represented the country in the Commonwealth Games of the years 2006, 2010 and 2014. Farhan Akhtar has also replied to this tweet by Vijender Singh. Farhan wrote, ‘Thank you Vijender Singh G. Every box representing you and a country like yours has been put on the map. If you are there is a storm. For this reply and praise of Farhan Akhtar, Vijender Singh thanked him in another tweet.
Before Vijender Singh, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and even Hrithik Roshan have praised the teaser of ‘Hurricane’.
In the film ‘Storm’, Farhan will be seen in a never seen before role. Where he is playing the role of a tapori and later becomes a national level boxer. The film marks the return of Farhan and Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra, who had previously entertained the world with the film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
The film is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Rakesh Omprakash Mehra and Farhan Akhtar. The storm is directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra starring Farhan Akhtar and Mrityunjay Thakur and Paresh Rawal in lead roles.