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

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Cast

Farhan Akhtar
as Milkha Singh
Japtej Singh
as Young Milkha
Dalip Tahil
as Jawaharlal Nehru
Prakash Raj
as Veerapandian
Divya Dutta
as Isri Kaur
Meesha Shafi
as Perizaad
Pavan Malhotra
as Hawaldar (Constable) Gurudev Singh
Yograj Singh
as Ranveer Singh
Art Malik
as Sampooran Singh
K.K. Raina
as Mr. Wadhwa
Jass Bhatia
as Mahinder
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Critic Reviews for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

  • Overlong and stuffed with too many catchy but unnecessary songs, this worthy film is nevertheless indicative of a more sensible and sensitive side of Bollywood.

    Oct 23, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Anil Sinanan

    Time Out
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  • 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.

    May 17, 2015 | Full Review…

    Scott Foundas

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

    May 17, 2015 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Jul 11, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • The way the movie strikes its chosen couple of notes resoundingly, making clear what makes Singh run.

    Jul 11, 2013 | Full Review…
  • Often an engrossing example of the sweeping, stirring biography.

    Jul 11, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

  • Oct 23, 2013
    Extremely disappointing.
    familiar s Super Reviewer

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