‘Film Toofaan is not just a sports film’, Ritesh Sidhwani


  Excel Entertainment has given us some amazing content over the last couple of years and the man behind it is Ritesh Sidhwani. He is the co founder of the company along with Farhan Akhtar. Their upcoming film ‘Toofaan’ trailer has literally created a storm and the audience is eagerly waiting for the release of the film. Film is releasing on Amazon Prime on July 16. Ritesh was present at the trailer launch of the film and spoke to us about the film and more.

Talking about the film, Ritesh said, “Film Toofaan is not just a sports film. When Farhan came up with the idea of the film, he discussed it with Anjum Rajabali and then they spoke to Rakeysh about it. In the film you are showcasing the life of young guy who is an orphan living in the suburbs of Mumbai. He gets an opportunity to showcase his talent. The film is about his journey. It engages you and inspires you. It will leave with you a thought.

Overall, it is a wholesome family film. Get ready to watch the film with your family.”

Excel Entertainment has a strong relationship with Amazon Prime. Sharing his views on the same, he said, “I have had a very good experience working with their team. It is like home for us now. We made our entry into OTT with our original show with Amazon and this relationship will continue. ”

He further added, “For a film like Toofaan, Amazon Prime is the right platform to release. The film will stream in over 240 countries. A lot of efforts goes in to release the film and Amazon is doing it in the right way !”

Film Toofan is directed by Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra starring Farhan Akhtar as a National Level Boxer, alongside Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting roles. The film is scheduled to release on Amazon Prime on 16 July.

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