To commemorate the late Milkha Singh, "The Flying Sikh," Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra will be holding a special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag in honor of its 10-year anniversary. Check out the other details

On completing 10 years, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to hold a special screening of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as a tribute to

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, along with Ajit Andhare, the COO of Viacom18 Studios, and P. S. Bharathi, the Executive Producer of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag from ROMP Pictures, is organizing a special screening of the movie on 26th July in Mumbai to pay tribute to the late Indian Sprint legend, Milkha Singh. The esteemed athlete, also known as “The Flying Sikh” of the nation, passed away last year. This special screening is a way of honoring his legacy.

The movie Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was a biographical sports drama about the late Indian sprint legend, Milkha Singh, played by Farhan Akhtar. Although the audience enjoyed the film, this special screening will allow people to relive the nostalgia of this inspirational tale on the screen many years after its original release.

As a spokesperson from ROMP Pictures, P. S. Bharathi said, “10 years of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. It’s really a very special movie for me and the entire nation indeed. The “The Flying Sikh” of the nation, the late Milkha Singh is a pride of our country and with this special screening scheduled for 26th July we are giving a tribute to this legend who is an inspiration to millions of people.”

As the film completes 10 years, Ajit Andhare, COO of Viacom18 Studios says, ” The 10 years of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag also coincides with Studios’ 10 year journey of Redefining Indian Cinema. What better way to celebrate this decade than to commemorate this defining film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Through a special screening we pay tribute to the late Milkha Singh, India’s beloved ‘Flying Sikh.’ This iconic film resonates with his indomitable spirit, leaving an indelible mark in the hearts of millions. Our dedication to crafting compelling and enriching narratives was exemplified through this film. 10 years on this story continues to inspire people and celebrate the life of a stalwart.”

The movie, which was released in 2013, tells the inspiring story of Milkha Singh, a legendary Indian athlete who overcame numerous obstacles to become a world champion and Olympian. The film features a talented cast, including Farhan Akhtar as Milkha Singh, and is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It is filled with motivational music and is considered a masterpiece of Indian cinema. The film was also a commercial success, ranking as the fifth highest-grossing Bollywood movie of 2013.

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