Anil Kapoor's marathon moment

22nd March 2017

Anil Kapoor who is busy shooting for his upcoming wedding comedy, 'Mubarakan' in London Gurudwara came across a 105-year-old marathoner recently.

The dynamic actor met British-Sikh centenarian Fauja Singh, a marathon runner who is a world record holder in his age bracket.

The duo caught up in an endless conversation for a couple of hours in between shoot. The actor spoke to Fauja Singh about how he keeps himself positive, happy and simple person while the celebrated marathoner shared views on running. Fauja Singh, who is also known as 'Turbaned Tornado', complimented Anil on his Sardar look for his character in the film. Fauja Singh showered blessings on the movie as a parting shot.

Anil shared, "While shooting at the Gurudwara I was pleasantly surprised to meet Mr. Fauja Singh. He is a true delight to talk to and his story is an inspiration for all of us. I'm completely infected by his energy and charm." When quizzed about the fitness tips the duo exchanged, Anil laughed, "It's amazing to see how a man his age has discovered an elusive fountain of youth."

Fauja Singh, 105, is a British marathon runner of Punjabi is a world record holder in his age bracket, Singh also holds UK records for the 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, a mile and 3000 m for his age group, all set within a single 94-minute period.

Mubarakan is produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Ashwin Varde & Murad Khetani's Cine 1 Studios and is all set to release on July 28, 2017.

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