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

Date Feb 5, 2014
Time 6:00 pm  
Location Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Cost Free and open to the public.
Sponsor Department of Linguistics, Less Commonly Taught Languages Program
Event type Film Screening
Views 26

"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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