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Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long-distance running, Biranchi nurtures his gift, heralding him as a folk hero for the impoverished masses, and maybe even for India itself. But after golden child Budhia breaks down during a world-record 65 kilometer run at the age of four, public opinion begins to turn on the guru and his disciple, and soon the two are swept up in a maelstrom of media controversy and political scandal. Following Budhia's roller-coaster journey over five years, Marathon Boy is a Dickensian tale of greed, corruption, and broken dreams set between the heart-racing world of marathon running, the poverty-stricken slums, and the political intrigue of a modernizing India. Nothing is what it seems in Budhia and Biranchi's story, and Atwal continually
Truly sad and amazed with the filmmakers access to every event as it unfolds. I'm haunted and extremely heartbroken to realized the future of everyone involved. There are no winners here. I would recommend this to aspiring runners but if not on its own its a marvelous documentary to post questions about self lessens in todays seemingly selfish world. I've always wondered with 1 billion why India never seem to produce athletes of world rankings but after watching this documentary it gave me pause. It seems at one time the filmmaker herself unceremoniously found herself acting on impulse which gives the story more immediate connectivity
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has been blessed with a third child through surrogacy, said the much-publicised issue was a "personal and confidential" matter for him.
"It is a personal and confidential matter...it is a mix of happiness and sadness. I request the authorities concerned to continue to enthusiastically investigate about my baby," he told reporters at the music launch of his upcoming film Chennai Express.
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Earlier in the day, civic officials confirmed having received birth report of Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan's baby boy, born with the help of a surrogate mother.
As per the report, the baby was born on May 27 at the Masrani Hospital for Women in suburban Andheri. The celebrity couple has two kids - son Aryan and daughter Suhana.
"Get over it. Get on the train baby, and not my baby. Will talk about all this later," he told reporters who asked a volley of questions about the new member of his family.
Asked how does it feel to become father for the third time, the 47-year-old King Khan shot back in his typical style: "Ask your health reporter."
It is mandatory for nursing homes and hospitals to register every birth in the city. The civic body issues birth certificates to parents on the basis of a report received from the health facility concerned.
Earlier, following a complaint based on media reports that a pre-natal sex determination test had been conducted on the child, the BMC sent a team to Khan's residence last month to ascertain the facts. The team, however, was turned away.
Gender testing is banned under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique (PCPNDT) Act.
A BMC officer has said a team would be sent to Khan's residence in suburban Bandra to find out from him if a sex determination test was conducted on the foetus.