मिलखा सिंह | Bhag Milkha Bhag Hindi Movie on the Flying Sikh announced

Mar 24, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) An Indian Bollywood Hindi movie on the fascinating life of award-winning sprinter Padma Sri Milkha Singh titled Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has been announced, according to reports. The Times Of India reports, "Film-maker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is going to launch his most ambitious project, a biographical journey on the sports icon Milkha Singh. Titled Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the film will be scripted by Prasoon Joshi."

A 12-year old Milkha Singh watched his parents being murdered in front of his eyes during the violent partition that the British occupiers of India left behind on their way out. A multiple gold medal winner in Asian and Commonwealth games, Singh went on to represent India in races in Melbourne '56 and Rome '60 olympics, coming very close to a bronze in the latter.

Milkha Singh was awarded Padma Shri - the 4th highest Indian civilian award - in 1959.

Rang De Basanti - Buy Hindi Movie DVD OnlineRakesh Mehra's 2006 film RANG DE BASANTI (DVD) starring Aamir Khan,Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, R. Siddharth, Soha Ali Khan, Alice Patten, Waheeda Rehman, Om Puri, Kiron Kher, Anupam Kher, Atul Kulkarni and more is a critically acclaimed and box-office superhit path-breaking movie about Indian youth. Indian cinema lovers expect a great movie from Mehra in documenting Milkha Singh's life.

Watch a online news video on upcoming Bollywood Hindi Movie Bhag Milkha Bhag via Reuters: