After delivering awesome movies like Baby, Rustom, Airlift and many more,now actor Akshay Kumar is all set to work in the movie which is also based on a patriotic theme. The movie is a sports period theme which is set in the backdrop of the 1948 London Olympics and also narrated the story of independent India’s first gold medal win at the olympics. In 1948, independent India’s hockey team, led by Kishan Lal, won gold at the London Olympics.
The movie Gold has been directed by Reema Kagti and is being produced by Excel Entertainment and this movie will also mark its first encounter of Akshay Kumar with the director who also directed the movie Talaash.
The movie will also cast actor Amit Sadh,who will soon be sharing the silver screen with Akshay Kumar in the upcoming sports drama “Gold”, says working with the star has been a privilege for him.
“He’s (Akshay Kumar) awesome. You have to be on your toes as his wit is always at work. Just kidding! It’s a privilege to work with him,” Amit told IANS over e-mail from London.
The 34-year-old actor added that he gathers all the knowledge when he is around the National Award winning star.
“But when I’m around him, I just absorb the vast knowledge he has,” he added.
“Gold” is directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner Excel Entertainment.
It’s a biopic reportedly based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh, who was on the team that won the first Olympic gold medal for the country as a free nation in 1948.
It is also reported that television actress Mouni Roy will be making her silver screen debut with “Gold”.