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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag fame Farhan Akhtar roots for more sports biopic

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 October 2017, 15:19 IST

Farhan Akhtar, who essayed the role of Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, has personally got hooked onto sports biopics. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag went on to become to major hit at the box office.

Director turned actor and producer Farhan is very keen to be a part of more stories that talk about the unsung sports heroes, in whatever capacity. He could be acting in it or producing it.

Hence, Farhan, along with business partner and friend Ritesh Sidhwani, is producing two films that are based on sports heroes; Akshay Kumar’s Gold and Deepa Malik’s biopic. He feels that it’s not just important for their stories, struggles, and victories to come out to the forefront and be known to more and more people, but he also feels that it motivates people.

Farhan shares, "I personally feel that with biopics of sports heroes, there is so much for people, especially children to learn from watching these life stories. The subjects serve as motivators and inspirations to the younger generation."

First published: 16 October 2017, 15:19 IST
 
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