Bhaag Milkha Bhaag! The Flying Sikh
Bollywood has recently been releasing a stream of films surrounding sport in India. The latest project is surrounding that of Milkha Singh, internationally recognized 200m and 400m sprinter. Milkha Singh, or rather the “Flying Sikh”, has been recognized as one of the greatest athletes India has ever produced.
Rakyesh Om Prakash Mehra is the man who has decided to create a biographical film on Milkha Singh’s athletic career. Mehra is very eager to start the project, however has stated that he is unsure of who to cast for the movie. But the director has made it clear that whomever he casts will have to put a lot of research into the film and also ensure that they resemble Milkha Singh.
Currently Milkha Singh is the Director of Sports in Punjab and has been quite helpful to Mehra in regards to researching sport during the 1960 and 1964 Olympics. The film will cover 75 years of Mr. Singh’s life and from what has been released thus far the premise is set for an epic film.