Though he won 77 of the 80 races he ran, Milkha Singh is remembered for the one he lost. By a nose. Fifty-three years after that day in Rome, at once glorious and disappointing, his remarkable life story comes to a screen near you. The three men behind Bhaag Milkha Bhaag talk about the film that might define their careers. What challenges are inherent in making a movie about an icon? Is it possible to exercise creative licence on the biography of a man still alive and kicking (and running every day)? And what did they learn from an athlete who epitomises perseverance?
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