"Dikshit was visibly moved by the film. She took a call on the tax exemption without hesitation," said a source.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra could barely contain his emotions. "What can I say? First Maharashtra, then Madhya Pradesh and now Delhi has granted ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag ' a tax exemption. I am humbled by the unanimous acceptance of the spirit of Milkha."