Farhan Akhtar is heading to the London Olympics

May 18, 2012, 08:59 IST | Hiren Kotwani

In the spirit of his latest role as the legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Mehra's next, Farhan Akhtar is heading to the Olympics in London. He will cheer the Indian contingent there

A source says, “Farhan has realised that we have never been short of talent as far as athletics is concerned. And since the Olympics is the biggest sporting event, he’s going to London to cheer the athletes.”

The actor-filmmaker is scheduled to travel after the opening ceremony. “Farhan is finalising his trip, considering the schedule of the key athletic contests in which India is also participating,” adds the source. The filmmaker-actor has also been invited by sports bodies across the country to hold special talks.  

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