Budhia Singh – Born to Run

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Budhia Singh – Born to Run
Budhia Singh – Born to Run poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Soumendra Padhi
Produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Code Red Films
Written by Soumendra Padhi
Screenplay by Soumendra Padhi
Music by Sidhant Mathur
Ishaan Chhabra
Cinematography Manoj Kumar Khatoi
Edited by Shivkumar V. Panicker
Distributed by Viacom18 Motion Pictures
Release date
  • 5 August 2016 (2016-08-05)
Country India
Language Hindi

Budhia Singh – Born to Run is a 2016 Indian biographical sports film directed by Soumendra Padhi. It is based on the life of Budhia Singh, world's youngest marathon runner, who ran 48 marathons, when he was only five years old.[1] The film stars Manoj Bajpayee as a coach and Mayur Patole as the title character.

The film won a national award for best children's film at the 63rd national Awards, 2016.



Director Soumendra Padhi had auditioned more than 1200 kids for the title role from different states including Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Pune, Delhi and Mumbai, before he finalized Mayur for the role.[2]


The music for the film is composed by Sidhant Mathur, Ishaan Chhabra and Hitesh Sonik while the lyrics have been penned by Abhishek Dubey, Gopal Datt, Prashant Ingole and Vikrant Yadav.[3]

1."Born to Run Anthem"Prashant IngoleHitesh SonikArhaan Khan, Siddharth Mahadevan2:31
2."Sunapua..Tu Daud Daud"Gopal DattSidhant MathurRituraj Mohanty2:12
Total length:4:43


  • National Award 2016, Best Children's film.
  • Best Film River to River Florence Indian Film festival
  • Best Film Houston Film Festival


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