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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

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The truth behind the ascension of Milkha Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

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Prasoon Joshi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Farhan Akhtar ... Milkha Singh
Sonam Kapoor ... Biro
Pavan Malhotra ... Milkha Singh's Coach / Gurudev Singh
Art Malik ... Sampuran Singh / Milkha Singh's father
Divya Dutta ... Isri Kaur / Milkha Singh's elder sister
Japtej Singh Japtej Singh ... Milkha Singh (Childhood)
Yograj Singh Yograj Singh ... Indian Coach / Ranveer Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jass Bhatia Jass Bhatia ... Mahinder
Rebecca Breeds ... Stella
Divjot Singh Chandhok Divjot Singh Chandhok ... Colonel
Chinmay Chandraunshuh Chinmay Chandraunshuh ... Sampreet / Milkha Singh's friend
Chandan Gill Chandan Gill ... Sampreet Singh
Dev Gill Dev Gill ... Abdul Khaliq
Sumit Gulati Sumit Gulati ... Suresh kumar
Sanjay Gurbaxani ... Army Officer
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Storyline

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

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Now you will see his Real Story. See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

12 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Run Milkha Run See more »

Filming Locations:

Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$647,112, 14 July 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,626,289, 11 August 2013
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Los Angeles Times stated that there's enough dramatic restraint and performance charm to give Singh his due as a justifiably glorified figure in India's independence. See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in the 1950s but when Milkha's fingerprints are taken when he is released from jail, the date written on the form is 2013. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I'm Your Hero (2014) See more »

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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Sung by Arif Lohar
Music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy / Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Lyrics written by Prasoon Joshi
© & (P) 2013 Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.
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Heroism, dedication and roar of an Indian wounded Lion....Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
12 July 2013 | by meenendracSee all my reviews

If Milkha Singh is a "Hero" this movie is Heroic! This Biopic have been excellently crafted by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, nicely scripted by Prasoon Joshi, storytelling is nice and sequence of events have been placed aptly. It makes you laugh, it makes you cry and it makes you feel empathetic for Milkha, his partition affected fellows and communities. Right from the word 'go' till finish this flick will keep you glued to your seats.

Brilliantly performed by Farhan Akhtar along with other co-stars, with a special mention for Pavan Malhotra (Gurudev Singh, Milkha's initial trainer & coach). Full marks to Farhan for his efforts, acting, dedication for the role, for getting completely into the skin of Milkha Singh and for being an authentic Milkha! To me, it would be no surprise if he fetches a National Award for this role!

Milkha Singh runs against turbulent times of his life and establishes world records; conquers not just medals for India, but Indian hearts too! A big salute and cheers for this national hero!

This is a true tribute to this Indian, Flying Sikh!

And, if you want to be inspired, motivated and get a going in your personal life then go for it!


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