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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 12 July 2013 (USA)
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The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

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Milkha Singh's Coach / Gurudev Singh
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Sampuran Singh / Milkha Singh's father
Japtej Singh ...
Milkha Singh (Childhood)
Yograj Singh ...
Indian Coach / Ranveer Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jass Bhatia ...
Mahinder
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Divjot Singh Chandhok ...
Colonel
Chinmay Chandraunshuh ...
Sampreet / Milkha Singh's friend
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Isri Kaur / Milkha Singh's elder sister
Chandan Gill ...
Sampreet Singh
Dev Gill ...
Abdul Khaliq
Sumit Gulati ...
Suresh kumar
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Army Officer
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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

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Opening Weekend USA:

$647,112, 14 July 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,626,289, 11 August 2013
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British-based Pakistani actor Art Malik acted in this movie, his first ever movie produced in India and in Bollywood. See more »

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A mobile tower is seen various time in movie, but the movie is set in the 1960s. 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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Farhan has done wonders
12 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

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."

So true.


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