Excel Entertainment’s Independence release ‘Gold’ collected a whopping Rs 71.30 crores over the first weekend. ‘Gold’s first-week collection, Wednesday Rs 25.25 crores, Thursday Rs 8.10 crores, Friday Rs 10.19 crores, Saturday Rs 12.30 crores and Sunday Rs 15.55 crores.
‘Gold’, Reema Kagti’s directorial venture has not only got a thumbs up from critics but has struck the right chord with fans too. From B-Town celebrities to the fans of the actors, ‘Gold’ received immense love from the audience. From the performance to the chartbusters, Gold happens to be one of the most loved movies of this season.
In spite of stiff competition from John Abraham’s ‘Satyameva Jayate’ at the box office, ‘Gold’ is dominating the box office comfortably. So much so, that the film is now slowly inching towards the Rs 100-crore mark.
‘Gold’ showcases the dream of Tapan Das played by Akshay Kumar, who wishes to win India’s first gold medal in hockey as an independent nation. He coaches the team for the 1948 Olympics in London, inspiring the athletes to make a mark against the British on their own turf. Subsequently, India won the gold medal on August 12, 1948.
The film has been shot across the UK and India, capturing the fascinating aspects of the pre-independent era. ‘Gold’ not only marks the first ever association between Akshay Kumar and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar but also is the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy.
Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, ‘Gold’ provided a power-packed performance by the ensemble actors. ‘Gold’ is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, helmed by Reema Kagti.
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