Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag



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Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (writer/director of the BAFTA-nominated Rang De Basanti starring Aamir Khan) returns with his newest film BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG telling the true story of the "Flying Sikh" - world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh. Played by acclaimed actor Farhan Akhtar, Singh overcame the bloody massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes. (c) Reliance Entertainment

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Prasoon Joshi
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 12, 2015
Box Office: $1.6M
Reliance Entertainment - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

The conflation of sports and politics in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag always feels strained, with Singh's story remaining most absorbing as a story of personal -- rather than national -- triumph.

Full Review… | May 17, 2015
Top Critic

Farhan Akhtar's intelligent performance is a highlight of the film.

Full Review… | May 17, 2015
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

There are triumphs, both in front of and behind the camera, but they often get overshadowed by a story that tries to do too much.

Full Review… | July 11, 2013
Washington Post
Top Critic

The way the movie strikes its chosen couple of notes resoundingly, making clear what makes Singh run.

Full Review… | July 11, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Often an engrossing example of the sweeping, stirring biography.

Full Review… | July 11, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

It is a blessing that this film was made and the inspiring story of India's greatest sporting hero told to a generation who might otherwise never have known the legend of 'The Flying Sikh.'

Full Review… | May 17, 2015
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