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Shoaib Akhtar wants this Bollywood superstar to play him in biopic – Guess who?

Shoaib Akhtar wants this Bollywood superstar to play him in biopic – Guess who?

From ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ to ‘Mary Kom’ to ‘Sultan’ and ‘Azhar’, biopics on sports stars seem to be the flavour of the season in Bollywood.

Milkha Singh launches 'Read India' initiative

Milkha Singh launches 'Read India' initiative

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh has launched the 'Read India' initiative which aims to set up libraries in about 700 government-run schools to benefit over 3.5 lakh underprivileged students.

Did 'Sultan' shoot disrupt Indian athletes' Olympic practice session at JLN Stadium? Here's what happened...

Did 'Sultan' shoot disrupt Indian athletes' Olympic practice session at JLN Stadium? Here's what happened...

The Bollywood superstar appears to have given more ammunition to his critics.

Father Salim backs Salman Khan's appointment as IOA ambassador

Father Salim backs Salman Khan's appointment as IOA ambassador

The 80-year-old writer took to the social media and posted an array of tweets where he explained the decision of backing Indian Olympic Association's decision. 

Athletes, shooters, wrestlers, boxers are all Goodwill Ambassadors, what's the need of Salman Khan? Asks Milkha Singh

Athletes, shooters, wrestlers, boxers are all Goodwill Ambassadors, what's the need of Salman Khan? Asks Milkha Singh

Soon after Milkha raised his objection, Salman's father Salim Khan lashed out at him saying that it was the Bollywood industry which resurrected him from fading away in oblivion.

Bollywood hasn't done any favour on me by making a biopic: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

Bollywood hasn't done any favour on me by making a biopic: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

Meanwhile, celebrities like actress-politician Kirron Kher and filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya have defended the IOA's decision to appoint Salman as the face of India at Rio Olympics.

Salman Khan Rio Olympics 2016 controversy: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

Salman Khan Rio Olympics 2016 controversy: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

After Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for Rio Olympics 2016, various sections opposed it downrightly.

Olympic ambassador row:​ Salman Khan's father Salim lashes out at Milkha Singh

Olympic ambassador row:​ Salman Khan's father Salim lashes out at Milkha Singh

Salim took to micro-blogging site Twitter to criticise Milkha.

Salman Khan-Rio Olympics controversy: Athletes divided, IOA firm on Bollywood star as India's goodwill ambassador

Salman Khan-Rio Olympics controversy: Athletes divided, IOA firm on Bollywood star as India's goodwill ambassador

The position itself is unprecedented and IOA's decision to pick Salman for it left the sporting fraternity divided.

Rio Olympics: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Milkha Singh too hits out at Salman Khan's appointment as Goodwill Ambassador

Rio Olympics: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Milkha Singh too hits out at Salman Khan's appointment as Goodwill Ambassador

"We don't need any ambassador. Sportsmen representing nation in Rio Olympics 2016 are our ambassadors," he said.

I need 2-3 wins before July to qualify for Rio Olympics, says Jeev Milkha Singh

I need 2-3 wins before July to qualify for Rio Olympics, says Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev said that the event is close to his heart given his father represented India thrice.

Biopic on Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi could potentially be best ever: Saif Ali Khan

Biopic on Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi could potentially be best ever: Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khanhe would never attempt to either produce or act in the film which would be based on his father’s life.

Milkha Singh for time-bound plan to produce top athletes

Milkha Singh for time-bound plan to produce top athletes

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday said the government should chart out a time-bound plan with the help of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other sports bodies to produce athletes who excel internationally.

Milkha Singh flags off 'Hyderabad 10K Run'

Milkha Singh flags off 'Hyderabad 10K Run'

Milkha urged government to keep politics and sports apart.

Sports, entertainment closer than 20 years ago: Kapil Dev

Sports, entertainment closer than 20 years ago: Kapil Dev

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev, who has featured in cameos in Bollywood films and even made an appearance in TV show "Sumit Sambhal Lega", believes that the worlds of sports and entertainment have come closer over the past two decades.

Milkha Singh congratulates golfer Ranveer Singh Saini

Milkha Singh congratulates golfer Ranveer Singh Saini

Sporting legend Milkha Singh on Sunday congratulated golfer Ranveer Singh Saini, who created history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

When 'Dil Dhadakne Do' team had a gala time with Milkha Singh

When 'Dil Dhadakne Do' team had a gala time with Milkha Singh

Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne Do' has become the talk of the town lately because of its ongoing promotional spree.

Priyanka Chopra gets Milkha Singh's autograph

Priyanka Chopra gets Milkha Singh's autograph

 Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra enjoyed a fan moment when she met Olympian Milkha Singh.

MS Dhoni demands 80 crore for rights of his biopic?

MS Dhoni demands 80 crore for rights of his biopic?

India ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni demanded 80 crore as the royalty for his biopic – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story – as per the media reports.

Farhan, 'Dil Dhadakne Do' team, to meet Milkha Singh

Farhan, 'Dil Dhadakne Do' team, to meet Milkha Singh

 Farhan Akhtar was applauded by one and all for his onscreen portrayal of former Olympian Milkha Singh in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag". Now, when he is heading to Chandigarh to meet the athlete with the cast of “Dil Dhadakne Do”, he says it feels like he is going "home".