Bhaag Milkha Bhaag not banned in Pakistan: Mehra interview

  • IANS, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2013 14:00 IST

Sonam with Farhan: Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the love interest of Farhan Akhtar in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic on the former Indian athlete Milkha Singh. She's also teaming up with Ayushmann Khurana in YRF's next to be directed by Nupur Asthana. She will also be seen opposite Tamil actor Dhanush in Ranjhana.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag director-producer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on Thursday rubbished rumours of the film being banned in Pakistan, saying on the contrary, they had got three different offers from there and also an invite to the entire cast and crew. "Today we have received three different offers from Pakistan. Also, an invite for the crew has come which does not come very often," he said at the promo and music launch of the film here Wednesday.

The director further added that it is being said that the film will "result in the revival of cinema in Pakistan".

Based on the life of athlete Milkha Singh, the film stars Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor and is all set to release on July 12.


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