Akshay Kumar gets candid about ‘Gold’s CLASH with John Abraham’s ‘Satyameva Jayate’

Akshay Kumar launched the first song ‘Naino Ne Baandhi’ from Gold‘ with the entire cast of the film yesterday. The launch of the song was a grand affair and was followed by a media interaction.

At the interaction, the actor was asked to comment on ‘Gold’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’, starring his good friend John Abraham, clashing at the box-office this Independence Day (August 15). Commenting on the same he said, “It is true that he is my friend… and I have learned that anyone can release their film with other actor’s film so, next time, I will also do the same (laughs).”

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“We can release our film together on any occasion, be it, Eid, Diwali or Christmas as we all are friends,” he added.

In an early interview, John was asked about the clash to which he replied, “Akshay is my good friend. We get along really well and we wish best for each other… to avoid clash between the two films is T-Series and Excel Entertainment‘s responsibility.”

Akshay Kumar and John Abraham have worked together in films like ‘Garam Masala’, ‘Desi Boyz‘ and ‘Housefull 2′ and the two share a very close bond on-screen as well as off-screen.

A historical sports drama, inspired by India’s first Olympic gold medal, ‘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. The film also stars Mouni Roy, Amit Sadh, Vineet Kumar Singh, Sunny Kaushal and Kunal Kapoor in lead roles.

It is directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Excel Entertainment. The film will release on August 15.