Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan took to social media on Sunday to recollect athletics legend Milkha Singh, who handed away on Friday.
Bachchan shared the final web page from Milkha Singh’s autobiography, titled, “The Race of My Life: An Autobiography” on Twitter.
Sharing the web page, the actor wrote: “The final web page of Milkha Singh’s guide .. An inspiration for all..”
The web page reads: “My closing phrases could be: life as a sportsperson is tough, and there will definitely be occasions whenever you could be tempted to give up, or take shortcuts– however bear in mind there aren’t any shortcuts to success. At such occasions it’s best to attempt to derive inspiration from this Urdu couplet:
“Mita de apni hasti ko agar koi martaba chahe, ki dana khak mein mil kar gul-gulzar hota hai…
“Destroy your total existence if you wish to attain the zenith, ‘cos a seed has to change into one with the mud to sprout and blossom right into a flower.”
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, popularly generally known as “Flying Sikh”, breathed his final in a Chandigarh hospital late on Friday, the place he was being handled for Covid-related issues.
Mourning his demise, Bachchan had tweeted on Saturday: “In grief .. Milkha Singh passes away .. the pleasure of India .. a fantastic athlete .. a larger human .. Waheguru di Mehr .. prayers.”