Orissa’s wonder kid Budhia Singh who made extraordinary achievements and became one of the promising athletes was media’s favorite kid once but then he soon disappeared into oblivion. However, Budhia’s story is all set to hit the silver screens now. Directed by Soumendra Padhi, trailer of Budhia Singh-Born to run is out and it definitely looks promising. Starring Manoj Bajpayee as Das and child artiste Mayur as Budhia, the film promises to tell a story that definitely deserved to be told.
We already have a few films made on a few such sports legends. Shah Rukh Khan in Chak De. India was based on former hockey player Pawan Kumar Negi. Priyanka Chopra turned Mary Kom in Omung Kumar’s directorial debut, while Farhan Akhtar won plaudits for playing Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Aamir Khan will be playing former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in the upcoming Dangal. Even Varun Dhawan is to play Dhyan Chand in an upcoming films.
The trailer of the film is out, and it narrates the life story of Budhia from how he escaped from the clutches of his evil caretaker to how he lands in the lap of the coach, who recognises the spark in him and trains him. Of course his decision to make the boy run the marathon lands him in a lot of trouble, especially from the Human Welfare activists. The trailer of Budhia covers all these areas, promising to be an inspiring drama