Milkha Singh, the legendary Indian sprinter passed away at the age of 91 due to Covid-19 complications. On his unfortunate demise, actor Farhan Akhtar penned an emotional note on his social media. Farhan played Milkha Singh’s character in his biopic called ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
Sharing his photo with ‘The Flying Sikh’, Farhan wrote, “Dearest Milkha ji, A part of me is still refusing to accept that you are no more. Maybe it’s the stubborn side I inherited from you.. the side that when it sets its mind on something, just never gives up. And the truth is that you will always be alive. Because you were more than a large hearted, loving, warm, down to earth man. You represented an idea. You represented a dream. You represented (to use your own words) how hard work, honesty and determination can lift a person off his knees and get him to touch the sky.
You have touched all our lives. For those who knew you as a father and a friend, it was a blessing. For those who didn’t, your story was a constant source of inspiration and a reminder of humility in success. I love you with all my heart.”
The entire nation is mourning the demise of Milkha Singh. Social media is flooded with tweets mourning his demise.