Toofan: Darshan Kumaar Roped In to Play a Boxer in Farhan Akhtar’s Sports Drama
Darshan Kumaar, Farhan Akhtar (Photo Credits: Facebook)

Actor Darshan Kumaar of Mary Kom fame will get to put on his boxing gloves in filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film Toofan. "This is the first time that I'm playing a boxer, so I'm really excited. Toofan: Paresh Rawal to Play Farhan Akhtar’s Boxing Coach in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Film.

The fact that my fans have always appreciated me in negative roles, too, helps me choose diverse kinds of roles," Darshan said. "I'm playing Dharmesh Patil from Pune. Though I can't divulge much about my role at this point. Toofan: A Chiselled Farhan Akhtar on the Beast Mode in His Workout Session – Watch Video.

All I can say is that he is a different kind of person and the audience will see me in a different light," added the actor, who has played negative roles in A Gentleman and Baaghi 2. Toofan also stars Farhan Akhtar and Paresh Rawal.