Farhan Akhtar is fabulous in `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`: Vidya Balan

Kolkata: Actress Vidya Balan, paired opposite director-actor Farhan Akhtar in the movie `Shaadi Ke Side Effects`, Saturday lauded the actor`s performance in `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`.

"I have just seen the movie and he has done a fabulous job as Milkha Singh," Balan told reporters on the sidelines of the launch of artist Sohini Mukhopadhyay`s first solo Rabindra sangeet album `Dukkho Rakhi Sukh O` by Asha Audio Company here.

Directed by Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra, the biopic based on legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh`s life that released Friday managed an impressive Rs.8.5 crore business on its opening day.

`Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` also stars Sonam Kapoor, who is still riding high on the success of her last release `Raanjhanaa`.

Balan`s forthcoming movie `Shaadi Ke Side Effects` is a sequel to the 2006 hit film `Pyaar Ke Side Effects`.