Kumkum Bhagya's Mrunal Thakur Will Be Seen Opposite Farhan Akhtar in Toofan

Toofan starring Mrunal Thakur and Farhan Akhtar was originally scheduled for release in September 2021 but was delayed due to the pandemic.

Ayusmita Chatterjee
Mar 12, 2021 13:00 IST
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Mrunal Thakur will be seen opposite Farhan Akhtar in Toofan: The actor famous for her roles in Kumkum Bhagya and Love Sonia will be seen opposite to Farhan Akhtar in the movie Toofan, releasing on 21st May 2021. It will release on Amazon Prime.

Twenty-nine year old, Thakur had two hits Batla House and Super 30 in the year 2019. Starting her career with soap opera roles to appearing alongside Hrithik Roshan, Thakur has evolved a lot in her career. Toofan was originally scheduled for release in September 2021 but was delayed due to the pandemic.

Here are seven things you need to know about Mrunal Thakur:

  • Mrunal Thakur stayed at a brothel near Kolkata to portray the character of a prostitute better, for her film Love Sonia. The film brought to light the issues of global trafficking. Although the film flopped at the box office, Thakur's performance was very appreciated.
  • Thakur's personal life - Mrunal Thakur entered the world of television at an early age with 'Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan'. Thakur's nickname is Goli and loves reading books and photography. She has a passion for creating photo albums and creates one every time she is on a vacation.
  • Mrunal studied Mass Media at KC College, Mumbai. She also possesses a B-Tech degree. She has always had a passion for acting and started with her career in a full-fledged way as soon as she completed her studies.
  • Mrunal was supposed to be working opposite Salman Khan in the movie 'Sultan', however, things did not work out and the role was passed. Thakur was also offered a role in 'Thugs of Hindostan'.
  • Mrunal Thakur is reportedly dating Sharad Chandra, a television writer. The duo took part in a reality TV show Nach Baliye. However, the alleged couple has now parted ways.
  • Mrunal Thakur won the 'Best Newcomer Award' in the London Film Festival for Love Sonia and 'Gold Awards' in Rising Star from Indian Television to Film.
  • Thakur starred in Indonesian TV shows such as Tuyul & Mba Yul Reborn. She had a major role in the Indonesian show 'Nadin' which is a remake of the Hindi TV show 'Nagin'.


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