New Delhi: The Khiladi Akshay Kumar is all set to present yet another powerful performance in 'Gold'. The 'PadMan' of Hindi cinema, will next be seen in 'Gold', a sports drama by Reema Kagti. The venture is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment banner.
Excel Entertainment took to its official Twitter handle and unveiled Akki's character by sharing a sneak-peek picture. The caption read: “15th August, 1936- Berlin Olympics. Uss din Tapan Das ko pata chala ki apna desh ghulam ho, toh kaisa lagta hai. #Gold”
15th August, 1936- Berlin Olympics. Uss din Tapan Das ko pata chala ki apna desh ghulam ho, toh kaisa lagta hai. #Gold@akshaykumar @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid @kagtireema @Roymouni @kapoorkkunal @TheAmitSadh @ItsVineetSingh @SunnyK0 @SachinJigarLive pic.twitter.com/duK6HndIJt
— Excel Entertainment (@excelmovies) June 18, 2018
Akshay will be seen in a totally different avatar on-screen. A few days back, the first look poster of 'Gold' was unveiled and it received a warm response from the audiences.
The film features Akshay in the lead role with Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh, Sunny Kaushal playing pivotal parts. The story is set on the backdrop of India winning its first gold medal in hockey as a free nation in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
The film will be laced with patriotic fervour and national spirit.
Television's famous face Mouni Roy will be making her big screen debut with this film. The movie is set to hit the screens on August 15, 2018.