There is no denying fact that Akshay Kumar is one among the most loved and popular star in the Industry. From Baby to Rustom and much more, Akshay Kumar’s choice of the movie has certainly impressed the audience to the core. The national award winner, Akshay Kumar is recently in news for his upcoming movie, Gold. Gold went on floors last month and currently is the most awaited movie of 2018.
Well, here’s everything you should know about Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie, Gold.
The London Olympics was the first one to be held after World War II where Indian men’s hockey team won the country’s first meal in 1948. 14th London Olympics was held after a gap of 12 years, with the previous one held at 1936. The Indian team which won the first medal at 14th London Olympiad was completely new one, as all the experienced and high professional players from the previous gold winning team had retired. With players like Dhyan Chand being retired, the new Indian team was under pressure.
The new captain of the Indian team was Kishen Lal, who was seen marching the parade with Indian national flag as a free nation. This was the first time when a captain marched with a national flag in the opening ceremony at the Wembley Stadium. Beating Austria and Argentina, Indian team entered the quarter final which was held against Spain. India then defeated Holand in semi final with (2-1) and proceeded to finals which were played against Britain. India won the match by defeating Britain with 4-0 in the finals.
This was the first medal India won as an independent nation and fourth consecutive gold medal for the country in Olympics. Directed by Reema Kagti, Gold is scheduled to hit the screens on 15th August 2018. This biopic revolves around the story of Balbir Singh, who was present in the national winning team. Akshay Kumar will play the role of Balbir Singh in the movie. Popular TV actress, Mouni Roy will make her Bollywood debut in the movie, ‘Gold’.