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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Reviews

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Scott Foundas
May 17, 2015
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.
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Lisa Tsering
Hollywood Reporter
May 17, 2015
Farhan Akhtar's intelligent performance is a highlight of the film.
Priya Joshi
Digital Spy
May 17, 2015
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 | Original Score: 4/5
Sarit Ray
Hindustan Times
May 17, 2015
For a film about sprinting... Bhaag Milkha Bhaag moves at a snail's pace.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
September 9, 2013
Farhan Akhtar's performance here puts his still-young acting career on equal weight with his justly celebrated one as a writer, director, and producer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nora Lee Mandel
July 19, 2013
Thrilling epic true story of the Sikh who surmounted the horrors of 1947 violent partition. . .via Bollywood catchy music and dance, featuring a terrific central performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Louis Proyect
July 13, 2013
Exhilarating entertainment that is a great introduction to both Bollywood and the saga of the heroic Sikh people.
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International
July 12, 2013
It's an effectively made (if still overlong) film, one that elevates a single athlete's story into legend as a way into his country's history. Just don't confuse this particular legend for fact.
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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
July 11, 2013
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 | Original Score: 2/4
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
July 11, 2013
The way the movie strikes its chosen couple of notes resoundingly, making clear what makes Singh run.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2013
Often an engrossing example of the sweeping, stirring biography.
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