The Digital Intermediate of Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures’ Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is underway at Prasad Labs. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (English: Run Milkha Run) is an upcoming biographical film on the former Indian athlete Milkha Singh. The film is being produced and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The film features Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor. Milkha Singh has sold the story for just one rupee. The remuneration from movie will be used for the benefit of needy athletes. The name of the movie comes from the last words spoken by his father, which was to save his life during the riots of Partition of India. During the partition, Milkha lost his family members. The story talks about his perseverance as an athlete and also as a courageous human spirit.
Shooting for the film commenced in February 2012 and movie was shot majorly in India. Parts of the movie will also be shot in Tokyo, Melbourne and Rome. Prasson Joshi was contemplating about this project for a long time and then he started working for the same.