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The true story of the "Flying Sikh" - world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh -- who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.Written by
Reliance Big Pictures
Sonam Kapoor, who plays Biro, said that she charged Rs 11 as her acting fees for the movie. See more »
The movie starts with 400m race of Milkha Singh in Rome Olympics. Preoccupied by the memories of his past,he looked back and lost hold over the race, thus finishing at 4th place. Then there comes the scenes of press being mad on "Why Milka looked back ?" and all those protests of angry people asking Milkha "Why he looked back ?". The rest of the movie explains why he looked back in Rome Olympics. But the reality is that in the actual footage of Rome Olympics 400m race, Milkha Singh never looked back. See more »
Few critics, few including Rediff ones whom I look for some good writing, have rated low to BMB. The reason they give is that movie lacks coherence and clarity. Really? I think they should only rate Hollywood movies because whoever thinks this movie is no good does not know what Hindi cinema is. Farhan has done an awesome job, and if I say awesome then it is not for his physique and dialogue delivery but for the transformation, he has gone to become Milkha Singh. We as an audience witness the physical stress and labor that an athlete as likes of Milkha Singh undergo to become a 'flying Sikh'. Hindi cinema celebrates the life of this living legend with songs and drama and music. Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra has done a decent job, still; I fell he could have done a lot better especially in the scenes of Milkha's childhood memories. His attempt of giving the movie an epic convention seriously affected the narrative portion. However, all this can be sided by the grandeur of Farhan's effort. I would like to mention a statement of one of the rediff users who wrote against critics who are undermining the effect of this movie: "note that 400mtrs is a very difficult race to run. it is at the border of quick races and long jogs. after partition India did not have either the experience nor the infra to produce runners for 400mtrs. So Milkha was a true champion in every sense. If critics pull films like these down for abstract reasons we will forever have 20 goons flying in the air with one punch from one man. Grow up critics."
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