Shahrukh Khan took to Twitter to wish Milkha Singh on his 77th birthday. Shahrukh wrote, "I am a big fan of Milka Singh... Wish him all the love and cant wait to see Farhan Akhtar's and Rakeysh's interpretation of his life and time."
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has been directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is famous for movies like Rang De Basanti and Delhi 6. Milkha Singh stars Farhan Akhtar in the lead role. Farhan also met Milkha Singh while preparing for the role.
Farhan Akhtar also wished Milkha Singh on his birthday on micro blogging site Twitter, "Happy birthday to the Flying Sikh, Milkha Singh, himself... May you and your legend continue to inspire us forever."
Bhag Milkha Bhaag will hit the screens on July 12 next year.