I feel like I'm reborn: Milkha Singh

Milkha recalled the excruciating training schedules he maintained to keep up with the best runners. "There were many times that I was put on oxygen," he said.

updated: July 19, 2013 11:13 IST
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New Delhi: India's legendary athlete, Milkha Singh, on whose life-story the recent film 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is based, is thrilled at the transformation his life is witnessing after the success of the Farhan Akhtar starrer.

"After the release of the film, I feel I am reborn and this movie has given me a brand new identity. I am getting lots of phones calls and messages.

People are asking me why they never came to know about my achievement for years. Even young kids have started recognising me and wave their hands when they see me." Milkha Singh told MiD DAY on Thursday. (Also read: "India needs focused coaches, determination like China")

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