Akshay Kumar starrer Gold’s new poster was released by the actor himself on his twitter handle today. His post read “Desh banta hai jab sab deshvasiyon ki aankhon mein ek sapna hota hai.
#Gold15Aug.” Two posters of the film was released, one in Hindi and the other in English. The film is set to release on 15th August 2018 on Independence day. Earlier this year on 5th Feb 2018 the movie’s first teaser was released which showcased part of the story and the direction the story will go in. ‘The dream that united the nation’ is the tagline of the film. The film is a fictional story set on the backdrop of true incidents about India winning its first gold medal in field hockey as a free nation in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Farhan Akhtar who is also the producer of the film released the poster writing “All victories begin with a dream. It fills me with immense joy to present to you the official poster of #Gold, a film that is very close to my heart.” In the film’s poster Akshay is seen with a serious look while donning a stripped suit and from inside his suit he is pulling out the national flag, the tricolor. While in the foreground of the poster his hockey team is visible on the turf wearing their team’s jersey representing India.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 13, 2018
The film is set in the 1946 India when the country was under the British rule. Following the journey Akshay Kumar is playing a Bengali hockey player who loves the game and dreams to get an Olympic gold for the free and independent India and not British India. As India has 3 Olympic Gold to their name but in British India and the character Akshay plays wishes to bring a Gold for the free India.
The film is directed by Reema Kagti and is produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani while its dialogues are written by Javed Akhtar himself. The film stars Akshay along with Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh and Sunny Kaushal. Its music is given by the bollywood music composer duo Sachin and Jigar who are the composers of the film Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran.
You can watch the teaser of the film here: