The actor spoke to Singh on how he stayed so positive and happy, while the marathoner shared his views on running. Singh, who is also known as Turbaned Tornado, complimented Kapoor on his Sardar look for his character in the film directed by Anees Bazmee. Says Kapoor, “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, he says, “It’s amazing to see how a man his age has discovered an elusive fountain of youth.”
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.