Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is really looking forward to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” that features his son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in the lead role.
In the film, Farhan plays the “Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh, the legendary athlete.
Javed says the film will be good as it has been helmed by a good director and good writer.
“I loved the promos (of ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’) very much and I hope it will be a very good film,” Akhtar said here Sunday during the celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema at Whistling Woods International.
“It has been made by a good filmmaker (Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra), written by a good writer (Prasoon Joshi) and Farhan has also worked very hard in this film. I hope this film will be fantastic,” he added.
“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” also features actress Sonam Kapoor and is slated to release in July this year.