The movie has garnered great response. It has evoked patriotism among many. It narrates Milkha's passion for serving the country, his failures, triumphs and essentially his journey. So much so that the other most renowned athlete of the country went to watch the movie.
The most acclaimed woman athlete runner in India P.T. Usha saw the movie BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG.
A source said, "PT Usha has been released to athletics since a long time. As Milkha Singh she was also a runner. She knows what it takes to achieve the value Milkha Singh has. And just to live the glory of a runner PT Usha wanted to see the movie.