Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

Award-winning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (writer/director of the BAFTA-nominated Rang De Basanti starring Aamir Khan) returns with his newest film BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG telling the true story of the "Flying Sikh" - world… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 12, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 12, 2015
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Overlong and stuffed with too many catchy but unnecessary songs, this worthy film is nevertheless indicative of a more sensible and sensitive side of Bollywood.

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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

There are triumphs, both in front of and behind the camera, but they often get overshadowed by a story that tries to do too much.

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J Hurtado
ScreenAnarchy

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is easily one of the best mainstream films to come out of Bollywood this year.

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Scott Foundas
Variety

The conflation of sports and politics in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag always feels strained, with Singh's story remaining most absorbing as a story of personal -- rather than national -- triumph.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

The way the movie strikes its chosen couple of notes resoundingly, making clear what makes Singh run.

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Rachit Gupta
Filmfare

It's a solid biopic drama one that doesn't unnecessarily glorify its subject.

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Lisa Tsering
Hollywood Reporter

Farhan Akhtar's intelligent performance is a highlight of the film.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Often an engrossing example of the sweeping, stirring biography.

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Madhureeta Mukherjee
The Times of India

Mehra is brilliant at his craft; he infuses realism into drama, and explores characters so deeply and sensitively through tragedy and triumph, that it sparks an emotional deluge.

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