Lucknow Central: The movie-actor Farhan Akhtar hosts the special screening for Milkha Singh for his upcoming film Lucknow Central. Farhan Akhtar is having a good rapport with the “Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh since he appeared in the biopic of Singh “Bhaagh Milkha Bhaagh”.
Akhtar is now gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film Lucknow Central and during this promotional spree of the movie Lucknow, Central Farhan kept a special screening for the legendary sports man and his family.
The special screening of Lucknow Central displays the strong bond Farhan shares with the sportsman. Interestingly the special screening of the Lucknow Central held for the Flying Sikh in his hometown, Chandigarh.
By the way, Farhan’s jailhouse drama is being backed by the same studio that produced Milkha’s biopic. “I am humbled that Milkhaji took some time out to watch my film. We share a great bond and I was keen on showing the movie to him. He gave us some wonderful feedback and I am thrilled about it,” Farhan says.
— Jeev Milkha Singh (@JeevMilkhaSingh) September 10, 2017
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 10, 2017
Yesterday's visit to Chandigarh was special since it included an evening with Milkha-ji & brekkie with Chhota Milkha, Japtej. ? pic.twitter.com/osL47gU0XR
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 7, 2017
On his part, Milkha says, “I want to thank Farhan and the team for choosing me as one of the first few people to watch the film. It’s an honest attempt to break away from stereotypes; the performances are brilliant and I wish them all the best.”
Ajit Andhare, the COO of the studio backing the film, says, “We strive to make content that resonates with our audience. Movies like ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘Lucknow Central’ are a result of this approach. We’re delighted to have hosted a special screening for Milkha Singhji and his family.”
Apart from Farhan, the movie, directed by Ranjit Tiwari and produced by Nikkhil Advani, also stars Inaamulhaq, Deepak Dobriyal, Rajesh Sharma, Gippy Grewal, Diana Penty and Ronit Roy shares the special screening of the film Lucknow Central.
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