ISBN 9788129130082,Milkha Singh - An Autobiography : The Race Of My Life

Milkha Singh - An Autobiography : The Race Of My Life


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788129130082

ISBN-10 8129130084

Hard Back

Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)
Portraying Milkha Singh In Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Made Me Understand That No Matter What Hand Life Deals You, It Is Up To You To Decide If Youre Just Going To Take Part In The Game Or Choose To Win. Milkha Singhji Chose To Win And In Doing So He Defined His Own Destiny." - Farhan Akhtar . For Me Milkha Singh Was Is And Always Will Be An Inspiration - Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The Inspiring Story Of An Extraordinary Man Who Refused To Be Outpaced By Life Or Circumstances. Milkha Singh Has Led A Life Dominated By Running. From A Boy Who Narrowly Escaped Death During Partition (Most Of His Family Was Not So Lucky), To A Juvenile Delinquent Who Stole And Outran The Police, To A Young Army Recruit Who Ran His Very First Race To Win Special Privileges For Himself (A Daily Glass Of Milk). After That First Race, Milkha Singh Became An Athlete By Default And What Followed Was The Stuff Legends Are Made Of. In This Remarkably Candid Autobiography, Milkha Singh Shares The Amazing Highs Of Winning Indias First Ever Gold In Athletics At The Commonwealth Games, The Unbridled Joy Of Being Hailed As The 'Flying Sikh In Pakistan, As Well As The Shattering Low Of Failure At The Olympics. Simple Yet Ambitious, Famous Yet Grounded, Milkha Singh Was A Man Who Defined His Own Destiny And Remained Committed To Running. Yet, Remarkably For A Man Whose Life Was Dominated By Sports, He Continues To Remain Disillusioned With The Way Sports Is Run. The Race Of My Lifedocuments The Journey Of An Impoverished Refugee Who Rose To Become One Of The Most Towering Figures In Indian Sports. Interesting Facts Milkha Singh Is A Living Legend And The Model For Every Aspiring Athlete. A Focussed Digital Marketing Campaign Will Be Initiated To Build Awareness. This Special Hardback Edition Which Celebrates The Life And Times Of The Legend Will Delight The Athletes Fans As Well As Those Who Loved The Book. This Volume Will Serve As A Handsome Commemoration Of A Living Legends Life And His Unparalleled Achievements. About The Author Born In 1932 In Undivided India, Milkhasingh Is One Of Indias Most Iconic Male Athletes. All Through His Professional Career His Mantra For Success Has Been Regular Practice, Hard Work, Selfdiscipline, Dedication And The Determination To Perform To The Best Of His Abilities. Although He Stopped Participating In Competitive Events In The Early 1960S, He Has Dedicated His Life To Sports. Milkha Singh Has Always Been A Romantic At Heart And He Is Today A Contented Husband, A Proud Father And An Indulgent Grandfather. The Farhan Akhtar Starrer, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Which Met With Great Success Upon Its Release In July 2013 Is A Biographical Film That Depicts His Early Life And Career.