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LINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" ("Run Milkha Run")

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Department of Linguistics, Less Commonly Taught Languages Program
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Date
Feb 5, 2014   6:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public.
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Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

"Bhaag Mikha Bhaag" is a 2013 Indian biographical sports drama produced and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on a script written by Prasoon Joshi, based on the life of Milkha Singh, an Indian athlete who was a national champion runner and an Olympian.

Made on a budget of (US $4.8 million), the film was released on 12 July 2013 and gathered a positive response from critics and audiences alike. It also performed very well at the box office, eventually being declared a "super hit" domestically and a hit overseas.

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