Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar, who is gearing up for his upcoming release Gold, dedicated his latest Instagram post to India’s first Gold medal as a free nation. It has been 70 years since the Indian hockey team made us proud by bringing the medal home and now the actor is all set to honour their story with his upcoming film.
Akshay Kumar took to Instagram to share a picture of the celebration on the occasion of 70 years of India’s first Gold and captioned it as, “Tomorrow is the day, 70 years ago India won its first Gold medal as a free nation! I take immense pride in sharing, in this honour, landmark locations across India will be turning Gold tomorrow, 7 pm onwards. Join us and unite for India’s first Gold. #IndiaTurnsGold #UniteForGold”
Not just Akshay but the director of Gold movie Reema Kagti also shared the picture in her Instagram story. Akshay, along with her co-star Mouni Roy, has been all over the internet promoting the film. The actor has claimed that the film is very close to his heart and feels that this is the story that people need to know.
Recently, a new Gold IMAX trailer was released by the makers which showcased the struggle that the Indian hockey team went through for achieving the Gold Medal in 1948.
Talking about the movie, Gold is directed by Reema Kagti and is based on first-ever Olympic gold medal after Independence. The movie focuses on the Golden era of Indian hockey. Besides Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy, the film promises power-packed performances by an ensemble cast – Kunal Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Amit Sadh, Vineet Kumar Singh and Nikita Dutt. The film is all set to release on August 15.
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