The Khiladi of Bollywood – Akshay Kumar has set his eye for ‘Gold’ now! Yes, Akshay Kumar, who is currently promoting his forthcoming film Toilet: Ek Prem KathaPadman and 2.0, has recently started shooting for his next project – Gold. Akshay Kumar’s Gold is Bollywood’s another sports biopic. The biopic is based on Balbir Singh, the celebrated hockey player who led a newly-independent India to win its first gold medal at the 1948 Olympic Games.
The First look of Akshay Kumar’s Gold
Akshay Kumar, the quadragenarian actor made his way to the headlines through his post shared on the social media platform — Twitter. Let us tell you that glimpse of the first look of Gold is indeed intriguing. Akshay Kumar posted this photograph from the first day of shooting from his upcoming sports biopic Gold on Twitter. While sharing the photograph Akshay Kumar asked his followers to wish him luck for his upcoming venture.
Led by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, Akshay Kumar’s sports biopic Gold is going to be the film where Rustom star and Excel Entertainment will associate with each other. The picture shared on Twitter features Akshay Kumar donning a mustache. The monochrome image shared by Akshay Kumar features the actor himself in a chequered waistcoat, plain shirt and a necktie, carrying a sling bag.
Here’s the Gold Tweet from Akshay Kumar
- Set out on a brand new journey
- Day 1 of Gold
- Aiming for nothing less than #Gold!
- As always, need your love and best wishes :)’
Some interesting facts about Aksh Gold
- The film is being directed by Reema Kagti who earlier directed Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within.
- Sports biopic ‘Gold’ marks Bollywood debut of actor Mouni Roy who is a prominent TV actress and a trained Kathak dancer. Mouni Roy is known for her characters in the serial Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev and lately in Naagin.
- The movie Gold is India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation.
Some Bollywood Sports Biopics
- Farhan Akhtar starrer Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
- Emraan Hashmi starrer Azhar
- Irrfan Khan starrer Paan Singh Tomar
- Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom
- Aamir Khan starrer Dangal
- Sushant Singh Rajput starrer M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
- Sachin Tendulkar starrer Docudrama-biographical film Sachin: A Billion Dreams,
After some of the award-winning biopics all eyes are now on the khiladi No 1 Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ which is believed to hit the silver screens on the Independence Day, 2018. Time to wait for some more updates from the action star.