Teaser of the highly-anticipated Akshay Kumar starrer 'Gold' is finally out and it oozes patriotism. The opening sequence of the period film starts with Akki in a drunk avatar where is he frustrated for playing in English Hockey team. He later decides to coach the Indian hockey team and we see the inspiring journey of the the Indian team winning its first Olympic gold medal as a free nation.
The film is special because of the lead protagonist, television star Mouni Roy, a sultry goddess who will make her big screen debut with the best in the industry. With a stellar fan base, and remarkable talent, Roy is a promising Bollywood actress. 'Gold' will also be the very first association between Akshay Kumar, and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. Inspired by true events, the film is about India's first Olympic medal win as a free nation in 1948 at Games of the XIV Olympiad, London.
The film is directed by Reema Kagti, of 'Talaash' and 'Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.' fame, and is scheduled to hit the screens on August 15 this year. Also in the movie are Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, and Sunny Kaushal in pivotal roles.