Anil Kapoor meets British marathoner Fauja Singh on the sets of Mubarakan

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Anil Kapoor meets British marathoner Fauja Singh on the sets of Mubarakan

Anil Kapoor who is busy shooting for his upcoming wedding comedy in London Gurudwara met British-Sikh centenarian Fauja Singh, the record holding 105-year-old marathoner recently.

Kapoor who is currently in London for a 50-day schedule of Anees Bazmee's Mubarakan, had a curious encounter recently while shooting a Gurudwara scene. The duo caught up in an endless conversation for a couple of hours in between shoot. Anil Kapoor who us known as a fitness freak bonded with well the marathoner.

On being asked about the same, Kapoor said “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. It's amazing to see how a man his age has discovered an elusive fountain of youth."

It is also known that Fauja Singh showered blessings on the movie as a parting shot. The British marathon runner is a world record holder in his age bracket, and 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.

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