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Farhan Akhtar to run in a marathon for 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'

Farhan Akhtar to run in a marathon for 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'

The versatile actor Farhan Akhtar would be promoting \'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag\' by conducting live marathons in many metro cities.

By BollywoodMDB Team - July 8, 2013

The versatile Bollywood filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar will be seen playing Flying Sikh - Milkha Singh in his next biopic venture 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. Farhan had always came up with innovative promotion strategies, when it comes to the promotion of his movies among the masses. Like every time, he has arrived with one more interesting way of promoting 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.

For promoting the film, Farhan will be participating in marathons, as per the reports. A close source said that everyone was asking Farhan about the preparations and training that the actor underwent for essaying Milkha Singh. Hence, the filmmakers decided to endow the viewers a chance to meet Farhan Akhtar. The audience can watch him live in marathon and also can participate with him. Lots of school and college students would be seen running with Farhan and the distance of mini marathon will be 3-5 km. The participants are selected through a contest recently held by the filmmakers, told by the source.

A spokesperson from the co-producers of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', Viacom 18 Motion Pictures verified the news saying that all the people are excited to watch Farhan running in a marathon. It would be glad to see him enacting Milkha Singh on celluloid and the actor had exceeded the boundaries.

The metro cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Jaipur will see the marathons in action.