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  • | April 13th, 2012

    Will Farhan Akhtar play a 17-year-old convincingly?

    Will Farhan Akhtar play a 17-year-old convincingly?

    The 38-year-old actor will have to knock off 20 years to look like the legendary sprinter Milkha Singh in his teens for Rakeysh Mehra’s upcoming film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Is that too high a demand for Farhan?
    All right then, we know Aamir Khan played a fidgety 22-year-old engineering student in 3 Idiots with such finesse. We know that it can be done. If one gets the nuances of the character right and gets under the skin of the personality one desires to play, coupled with a good character stylisation, it’s possible to portray a young individual on the screen, never mind how old you are. And with that hope Farhan Akhtar is gearing up to pull off being a 17-year-old for Rakeysh Mehra’s much-awaited biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Click here to read more