Milkha Singh Fee For biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Milkha Singh took 1 rupee fee for biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Farhan Akhtar and Milkha Singh.
- The nation is deeply shocked by the news of Milkha Singh’s demise.
- Milkha Singh is popularly known as Flying Sikh.
- Milkha Singh Milkha Singh lost his month long battle with COVID-19.
The country is deeply shocked by the news of the death of legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh. Milkha Singh, a four-time Asian gold medalist, is popularly known as the Flying Sikh. Milkha Singh, 91, lost her month-long battle with COVID-19 last night. Where people from all over the country are paying their heartfelt tributes. The way he inspired one generation to another, it was really wonderful.
The Flying Sikh biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was also very popular. It was highly appreciated by the audience. In the year 2013, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra made Bhaag Milkha Bhaag with Farhan Akhtar. The film was a super hit at the box office. It was one of the most critically acclaimed films, praising Rakesh and Farhan for paying special tribute to Milkha Singh.
How much fee did Milkha Singh take for the biopic?
It is generally believed that celebrities charge a hefty amount while allowing a filmmaker to make a biopic on their life. However, you will be surprised to know that Milkha Singh took only Re 1 as his fee for the biopic. Yes, you are reading right. Milkha Singh had taken only one rupee.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures Pvt. Ltd. CEO Rajeev Tandon in his statement said, “We wanted to make invaluable his appreciation for telling the story of Milkhaji through our film. We looked for something special for a very long time. Then we finally sourced a special Re 1 note which was printed in 1958.’
Why was the one rupee note special?
The highlight of the note was that in 1958, independent India won its first gold medal in the Commonwealth Games because of Milkha Singh and he also won two gold medals in the Asian Games. When Milkha Singh used to receive the Re 1 note, he was very shaken. It was a memorable one for him. However, as per a 2016 report in The Quint, Milkha Singh was later paid Rs 45 crore as her biopic fees, though there is no official statement about the same on record.
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