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06-21-2013, 01:30 AM #1
Biopics bridge past, present: Farhan AkhtarActor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who features as former athlete Milkha Singh in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", believes biopics have the potential of bringing the present generation closer to history and to stories of those who have made the country proud in the past.
"It's great that films are being made about the people who made their mark in their field. We are a country which is constantly searcing for heroes, looking out for someone to look up to," Farhan said here Wednesday during the promotion of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
"At times it's nice if we can look back into history and see the kind of sacrifices that people have made and how they have put the national pride before themselves, submitted themselves physically and emotionally to a task that was a way bigger than a lot of people can imagine is achievable. That is very inspirational," he added....being a human...