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Milkha Singh’s birth place rightly depicted in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag?

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Check where Bhaag Milkha Bhaag couldn't escape landing into a controversy.
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    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic based on Milkha Singh's life received rave reviews much ahead of the film's release. For most of the people who don't know much about the legendary sportsperson Milkha Singh, the film is said to be quite an interesting depiction of the Flying Sikh and how he lived a life of struggle and diligence.

    However, since the film's release, Mikha Singh's birthplace has become a topic of discussion amongst many cinema lovers. Why so? Because Milkha Singh's birthplace stated by the internet, by Wikipedia and stated in the film are three separate places!

    Surprised, are you? So, are we. Here are those three different places that have been said to be Milkha Singh's birthplace.


    While the film shows Milkha Singh as a resident of Govindpura village in Multan district of Pakistan, the Wikipedia page of Milkha Singh shows Muzaffargarh in Pakistan as his place of birth. To top it all, a quick Google search on his birthplace shows Faisalabad in Pakistan as the place where Milkha was born.
    So, who knows the real place of birth of this legend? Any guesses?
    This is not the first time the film has run into a controversy. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has bumped into quite a few controversies before and after its release. Take a look:
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    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic based on Milkha Singh's life received rave reviews much ahead of the film's release. For most of the people who don't know much about the legendary sportsperson Milkha Singh, the film is said to be quite an interesting depiction of the Flying Sikh and how he lived a life of struggle and diligence.

    However, since the film's release, Mikha Singh's birthplace has become a topic of discussion amongst many cinema lovers. Why so? Because Milkha Singh's birthplace stated by the internet, by Wikipedia and stated in the film are three separate places!

    Surprised, are you? So, are we. Here are those three different places that have been said to be Milkha Singh's birthplace.


    While the film shows Milkha Singh as a resident of Govindpura village in Multan district of Pakistan, the Wikipedia page of Milkha Singh shows Muzaffargarh in Pakistan as his place of birth. To top it all, a quick Google search on his birthplace shows Faisalabad in Pakistan as the place where Milkha was born.
    So, who knows the real place of birth of this legend? Any guesses?
    This is not the first time the film has run into a controversy. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has bumped into quite a few controversies before and after its release. Take a look:
  • +4 See more slides
    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic based on Milkha Singh's life received rave reviews much ahead of the film's release. For most of the people who don't know much about the legendary sportsperson Milkha Singh, the film is said to be quite an interesting depiction of the Flying Sikh and how he lived a life of struggle and diligence.

    However, since the film's release, Mikha Singh's birthplace has become a topic of discussion amongst many cinema lovers. Why so? Because Milkha Singh's birthplace stated by the internet, by Wikipedia and stated in the film are three separate places!

    Surprised, are you? So, are we. Here are those three different places that have been said to be Milkha Singh's birthplace.


    While the film shows Milkha Singh as a resident of Govindpura village in Multan district of Pakistan, the Wikipedia page of Milkha Singh shows Muzaffargarh in Pakistan as his place of birth. To top it all, a quick Google search on his birthplace shows Faisalabad in Pakistan as the place where Milkha was born.
    So, who knows the real place of birth of this legend? Any guesses?
    This is not the first time the film has run into a controversy. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has bumped into quite a few controversies before and after its release. Take a look:
  • +4 See more slides
    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic based on Milkha Singh's life received rave reviews much ahead of the film's release. For most of the people who don't know much about the legendary sportsperson Milkha Singh, the film is said to be quite an interesting depiction of the Flying Sikh and how he lived a life of struggle and diligence.

    However, since the film's release, Mikha Singh's birthplace has become a topic of discussion amongst many cinema lovers. Why so? Because Milkha Singh's birthplace stated by the internet, by Wikipedia and stated in the film are three separate places!

    Surprised, are you? So, are we. Here are those three different places that have been said to be Milkha Singh's birthplace.


    While the film shows Milkha Singh as a resident of Govindpura village in Multan district of Pakistan, the Wikipedia page of Milkha Singh shows Muzaffargarh in Pakistan as his place of birth. To top it all, a quick Google search on his birthplace shows Faisalabad in Pakistan as the place where Milkha was born.
    So, who knows the real place of birth of this legend? Any guesses?
    This is not the first time the film has run into a controversy. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has bumped into quite a few controversies before and after its release. Take a look:
  • +4 See more slides
    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the biopic based on Milkha Singh's life received rave reviews much ahead of the film's release. For most of the people who don't know much about the legendary sportsperson Milkha Singh, the film is said to be quite an interesting depiction of the Flying Sikh and how he lived a life of struggle and diligence.

    However, since the film's release, Mikha Singh's birthplace has become a topic of discussion amongst many cinema lovers. Why so? Because Milkha Singh's birthplace stated by the internet, by Wikipedia and stated in the film are three separate places!

    Surprised, are you? So, are we. Here are those three different places that have been said to be Milkha Singh's birthplace.


    While the film shows Milkha Singh as a resident of Govindpura village in Multan district of Pakistan, the Wikipedia page of Milkha Singh shows Muzaffargarh in Pakistan as his place of birth. To top it all, a quick Google search on his birthplace shows Faisalabad in Pakistan as the place where Milkha was born.
    So, who knows the real place of birth of this legend? Any guesses?
    This is not the first time the film has run into a controversy. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has bumped into quite a few controversies before and after its release. Take a look:

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