How do winners end up being legends? This is just what Akshay Kumar’s Gold, an upcoming film that integrates hockey, patriotism and the brand worth of Akshay, will explore.As Gold trailer landed on Monday, it seems the star has another winner on his hands. Besides Akshay, Gold has an effective ensemble cast that includes Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh and Bollywood debutante Mouni Roy.Akshay, possibly for the very first time, will be seen as a Bengali in the movie and the trailer provides a peek into that persona. The movie’s scope is an enthusiastic 12 years– from 1936 to 1948– in which India gains independence. In these years, Akshay’s Tapan unites a hockey group that falls apart only to unify once again to accomplish that dream. Motivated by true events, Gold captures India’s very first Olympic Games’win as a totally free nation in hockey.
India had actually just ended up being independent when the Olympic Games were being hosted in England in 1948. India defeated its former colonial masters on their very soil and the pull of the story is obvious. Sharing the trailer, Akshay composed,”Winners under British India, Legends under Free India. Witness the golden age of Indian Hockey through #Gold. ” Gold releases on August 15 this year.Akshay Kumar, in an interview to a leading daily, also mentioned a coincidence,”Gold releases on August 15 and on August 12 is the 70th anniversary of India’s very first gold medal as a free country at the 1948 Summer OlympicGames in London. The release could not have been planned much better. It refers pride that while we celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of our first biggest success on foreign soil in hockey, we will likewise host the Hockey World Cup. As for the sport getting its due, I believe this was long overdue.” Talking about the movie, producer Ritesh Sidhwani
had earlier told PTI, “It is not a biopic. It is a completely fictional story however it is set versus a real background in between 1933-48 India about what the country was, the sports … about hockey. It is not based on any character. “Gold also includes Amit Sadh and Mouni Roy
and is directed by Reema Kagti. The film releases on August 15.