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Farhan Akhtar or Priyanka Chopra? Viral 'Toofan' Poster Reminds Twitter of 'Barfi'

Farhan Akhtar's Toofan poster is reminding Twitter users of Priyanka Chopra from Barfi. (Image Credits: Twitter/@niki_naughty)

Farhan Akhtar's Toofan poster is reminding Twitter users of Priyanka Chopra from Barfi. (Image Credits: Twitter/@niki_naughty)

A Twitter user highlighted that in one of the posters of 'Toofan', Farhan Akhtar looks like Priyanka Chopra's character from the 2012 Anurag Basu film, 'Barfi'.

Farhan Akhtar starrer Toofaan is set to release this week on Amazon Prime Video. In the highly anticipated film, Akhtar plays a goon whose life changes when he finds his calling in sports and takes up the journey into becoming a world-class boxer. Ahead of the film’s release, many fans shared the film’s posters on social media, congratulating the actor and appreciating him for his efforts. One Twitter user, however, highlighted in her tweet that in one of the posters, Akhtar looks like Priyanka Chopra‘s character from the 2012 Anurag Basu film ‘Barfi’.

As soon as the tweet surfaced about a probable resemblance, Twitter users started flooding the comments with memes and hilarious reactions.

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Barfi was a critically-acclaimed comedy-drama directed by Anurag Basu starring Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz.

Toofan’s promo recently got featured on the billboards of New York’s Times Square. Sharing the image on Instagram, Akhtar wrote, “I remember the first time I went to Times Square in NYC .. looking up at all those billboards and thinking wouldn’t it be cool to have a film represented here..! Well, today that dream came true .. courtesy Amazon Prime Video who are taking Toofaan across the Atlantic in all its powerful glory. To all my family, friends and fans in the US, this one is for you. #toofaanonprime #16thjuly @primevideoin @excelmovies @mrunalthakur @rakeyshommehra @ritesh_sid @shankarehsaanloy @hussain.dalal #PareshRawal."

Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Hussain Dalal, Darshan Kumaar and Vijay Raaz star in pivotal roles alongside Akhtar in Toofan.

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first published:July 16, 2021, 08:55 IST