Biopic on world’s oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh in the works

Lakh Baddhan

Senior Editor


A biopic on the world’s oldest marathon runner, Fauja Singh, is in the works, its been revealed.

Helmed by Omung Kumar, who previously was behind the ‘Mary Kom’ biopic, ‘Fauja’ will also see Kunal Shivdasani and Raaj Shaandilya come together, according to Deadline.

Kumar told the publication, “The story of Fauja Singh depicts the insurmountable odds stacked against him and what sheer power of will can make of someone who is challenged medically, by age and by society.”

Shivdasani, who is producing ‘Fauja’ added, “It is a beautiful story about a man whose life takes him on an epic journey making him a world icon as he discovers his passion for running marathons; eventually that guided him to make an impact on the world by bringing about a change to humanity.”

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