Bollywood Friday: Will 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' be Farhan Akhtar's best performance till date?
IBNlive | July 11, 2013, 2:53 pm
Big release this Friday as Farhan Akhtar and Rakeysh Omprakash team up to tell the story of ace athlete Milkha Singh in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Farhan Akhtar underwent vigorous training to prepare for his role in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
The film also stars popular Australian actress Rebecca Breeds.
Sonam Kapoor plays the female lead of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Better known as 'The Flying Sikh, athlete Milkha Singh represented India in 1960 Summer Olympics, Rome and 1964 Summer Olympics, Tokyo.
Interestingly, Milkha Singh sold the rights of the movie for just Rs 1 to Mehra. The profits earned from the film will reportedly be used to help athletes who have financial problems.
Actress Divya Dutta plays Farhan Akhtar's elder sister in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Sonam, who has worked with Mehra in 'Delhi 6' apparently charged only Rs 11 for 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Apart from 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' several other films are releasing this Friday. The film, based in Delhi, talks of four friends and their problems. The film stars Rajkumar Yadav in one of the lead roles.
Five award winning short stories produced by Anurag Kashyap's production house have been put together in 'Shorts'. The film features stars like Huma Quereshi, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vineet Singh.
Raj Purohit's 'Sixteen' will talk about teenagers and the problems they face during adolescence.