Farhan Akhtar impressed everyone through his stellar performances in films like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.' Now the actor is all set to don a spacesuit and fly into outer space in his upcoming biopic on Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma titled 'Saare Jahaan Se Acchha.'
According to reports from sources, Akhtar needs to begin prepping up for his character and show another physical transformation and get training to get into the skin of the astronaut.
Under the direction of Mahesh Mathai, the film will essay the journey of Sharma, a former Indian Air Force pilot, to space. The astronaut flew Soyuz T-11 on April 3, 1984, and became the first Indian to travel in space.
Initially, actors like Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan were roped in to play this role.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Farhan was working on his fictional romance 'Toofan' wherein the actor had to undergo an impressive physical transformation for his role as a boxer.