Farhan Akhtar gave Milkha Singh his hanky to wipe tears

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Jul 14, 2013 02:13 IST

Farhan Akhtar essays the role of athlete Milkha Singh in the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The film is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.


Athlete Milkha Singh says that he found it emotionally overwhelming to watch his childhood and life unfold on the big screen in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

Milkha watched the biopic on his life during its premiere in London. The film is directed by Raykesh Omprakash Mehra and stars Farhan Akhtar as the legendary athlete.

“I saw the film in London three days back... I cried in the second half and it was Farhan who handed over his handkerchief to me to wipe my tears,” Milkha said. “Today I am a happy man,” he added.

 

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