Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy pair up for ‘Gold’

Adding to his unbroken streak of patriotic movies, Akshay Kumar is all set for his movie Gold, fictional retelling of India’s first Olympic Gold Medal after independence. Akshay Kumar’s Gold look took the social media by storm when he posted it on his Instagram. Here’s what we are talking about:

The vintage look, the thin mustache, the monochrome image  - It would be safe to say that Akshay Kumar nailed it. From what we can gather, he’ll be playing quite a different character this time and we can’t wait to see more of him. But wait, there’s more good news for fans. Gold will be the big screen debut of the famous television actress Mouni Roy. Mouni, who we have all seen on TV soaps like Naagin and Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev will be paired with Khiladi Kumar in her first Bollywood film. From what we’ve heard, Mouni will be playing Akshay’s love interest in Gold. There’s also news of the two shooting for the movie as confirmed by the movie’s producer Ritesh Sidhwani on Twitter:

Coming back to Gold, the movie will be set in 1948, the year when India won its first Olympic Gold medal. The movie will be ‘inspired’ by the event which is another way to say that there’s going to be a lot of fiction surrounding this story. The movie will primarily focus on the winning match and our very own Akshay Kumar will be playing the role of a hockey player. To keep him company, the movie will also have Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor and Sunny Kaushal. Gold movie will be written and directed by Reema Kagti who has previously directed movies like Talaash and Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd. The movie will be co-produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner of Excel Entertainment. Gold will hit the theatres in August 2018.