Farhan Akhtar to meet trainer of Milkha Singh

Mumbai: The makers of Farhan Akhtar-starrer `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` are leaving no stone unturned to make his character look authentic and have decided to meet the veteran athlete`s trainer Havaldar Gurdev Singh.

The film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a biographical sport drama film , inspired by the life of Milkha Singh, one of the earliest sport icons of India. The film will trace Milkha`s childhood in today`s Pakistan, the partition, and his achievements as an athlete in independent India.

Actor-filmmaker Farhan is playing the legendary sportsman Milkha Singh in the movie and has devoted all his energies in getting ready to play the role. "He (Farhan) has been going through a rigorous training schedule. And he wants to meet Havaldar Gurdev Singh because he is behind the success of Milkha Singh and helped him become the Flying Sikh from a local guy," sources said. We want Farhan`s character to look as authentic as possible, Mehra said.