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‘Gold’ BTS: Akshay Kumar and team aced not just Hockey but also these sports
As ‘Gold’ strikes gold at the box office, makers released a BTS video showcasing the on sets fun, the cast and crew had while shooting the film.
Bollywood’s Khiladi Akshay Kumar not only led team ‘Gold’ on screen but also off screen as he got the entire cast and crew to play numerous games on sets.
While the film revolves around hockey, the video featured the team playing a lot of games on the sets apart from hockey. They played games like Cricket, Football, Lagori, Badminton, Tennis, Throwball, Dog & Bone, Dumb Charades, Arm Wrestling, Boxing, UNO etc.
Director Reema Kagti said, “Most of the time you have actors who are kind of unhappy with the long hours they are spending on set, But these guys would just keep playing so it was good for me. I didn’t have to deal with anybody.”
Akshay Kumar led this idea as he was not just the team’s manager on camera but even off the camera. Akshay explains the importance of sports at the end of the video and asks parents to encourage their kids to play sports; not just hockey but any sport.
Directed by Reema Kagti, Excel Entertainment‘s ‘Gold’ has been getting a lot of appreciation since its release. Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, ‘Gold’ promises power packed performances by an ensemble cast.
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 released the film on the 15th of August. ‘Gold‘ starring Akshay Kumar marks 70 years of Free India’s first Gold medal at the 1948 Olympics and is out in theatres now.