Farhan Akhtar, ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ team to meet Milkha Singh
Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar, who forged a close bond with former Indian sprinter Milkha Singh during the shoot of “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, is taking the cast of his upcoming film “Dil Dhadakne Do” to the Olympic-winner’s home in Chandigarh.
“Meeting Milkha-Ji and family with the DDD family this weekend in Chandigarh… Feels like I’m taking them home. @JeevMilkhaSingh @SoniaMilkha,” the 41-year-old actor-filmmaker tweeted.
“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, the Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra directed biopic of Milkha Singh, had Farhan playing the titular role. The film earned huge critical acclaim and was loved by the masses.
“Dil Dhadakne Do”, produced by Farhan, also stars Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah and Anushka Sharma. The family drama, directed by Zoya Akhtar, releases on June 5.