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Akshay Kumar is all set to mark a hattrick of Independence day releases with Excel Entertainment’s upcoming sports drama ‘Gold’. Excel Entertainment’s most ambitious projects of the year ‘Gold’ is all set to emerge as Akshay Kumar’s one of his successful films.


The sports drama is not only one of the most awaited films of the year but also Akshay’s third independence day release after ‘Rustom’ (2016)  and ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ (2017).  Known for his patriotic films, Akshay Kumar is gearing up for the release of ‘Gold’ which is based on free India’s first ever Gold for Hockey.

In sync with the sentiment of the film, makers of ‘Gold’ decided to release the film on Independence Day due to its historic significance. India won its first Gold medal as an independent nation at the Olympics on the 12th of August 1948. Celebrating this historic occasion, the makers are all set to release the film on the 15th of August this year.

‘Gold’ traces the journey of a man dreaming to win free India’s first ‘Gold’ in Hockey. The sports drama starring Akshay Kumar takes the audience back in time to witness the struggle of a team to make the nation proud. The film has been shot across the UK and India, capturing the fascinating aspects of the pre-independent era.

Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, this sports drama promises power-packed performances.

‘Gold’ is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar and helmed by Reema Kagti.

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