‘Gold’ will be the first biggie in the second half of 2018- deets inside
Excel Entertainment’s one of the most ambitious projects ‘Gold’ releases this Independence Day. Interestingly ‘Gold’ will be the first biggest film in the second half of the year. The first half of the year has been dominated by films like ‘Padmaavat’, ‘Race 3’ and ‘Sanju’, as they have fared well at the box office.
Meanwhile, ‘Gold’ is one of the most awaited films of the year and has created immense buzz ever since the film was announced. The trailer of Reema Kagti’s directorial received an overwhelming response from the audience and the songs of Akshay-Mouni’s film have also resonated well with the listeners.
The film marks the first-ever association between Akshay Kumar and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. It also marks the Bollywood debut of actress Mouni Roy opposite Akshay Kumar. The plot of ‘Gold’ traces the golden era of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, a young assistant manager in 1936, who dreams of playing for an independent nation.
Apart from Akshay and Mouni, ‘Gold’ has an ensemble cast of Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh, Sunny Kaushal and Nikita Dutta. The sports drama has been shot across the UK and India.
Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner name Excel Entertainment, the film will hit the theatres on 15th August 2018.