A film that resonates the story of the legendary athlete Milkha Singh reportedly collected 55 crore in the first week of release, and has been trending well across multiplexes till date.
Recently, Mehra spoke with NDTV India about the global appreciation Bhaag Milkha Bhaag continues to receive articulating, “We knew Milkhaji’s story would have a resonant emotional impact. But we couldn’t have guessed it would reach so far and wide”.
Actor Farhan Akhtar has been overwhelmed with the response, “I am just so happy. Acceptance and recognition of one’s effort is such a wonderful feeling.”
He also took to Twitter to say thank you
Lots of love to all for the overwhelming acceptance of our efforts in creating @BMBThefilm
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 16, 2013
Cannot say thank you enough times for you to realise how many times I said thank you. So as a sum of my emotions… Thank you.., love
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 17, 2013