The trailer of Excel Entertainment's Independence Day bonanza, GOLD was unveiled recently to a roaring response.
The film showcases the dream of Tapan Das played by Akshay Kumar, who wishes to win India’s first gold medal in hockey as an independent nation. He coaches the team for the 1948 Olympics in London, inspiring the athletes to make a mark against the British on their own turf. Subsequently, India won the gold medal on August 12, 1948.
Considering the date that India had won a gold medal, the makers decided to release the film on 15th of August to pay a tribute. The high on patriotism story of GOLD has struck a chord with the audience, with the trailer breaking the Internet upon its release. Within minutes since its launch, 'HEROIC GOLD TRAILER' began trending on social media.
Appreciation further galore for the GOLD trailer, with B-Town giving unanimous thumbs up to the inspiring story of legends that brought India its very first Gold medal. Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Abbas Mastan, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Ali Fazal amongst others, took to social media applauding the trailer of the film.
Filling the masses with immense pride for the nation, the trailer showcases the dream of Tapan Das played by Akshay Kumar to win Gold for free India for the first time. Uniting the nation with one dream, the trailer captures the patriotic sense of the film, hailing it to be the perfect Independence Day release.
GOLD traces the journey of a man dreaming to win free India's first Gold in Hockey. The sports drama starring Akshay Kumar takes the audience back in time to witness the struggle of a team to make the nation proud. The film has been shot across the UK and India, capturing the fascinating aspects of the pre-independent era.
GOLD not only marks the first ever association between Akshay Kumar and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar but also is the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy. Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, GOLD promises power packed performances by an ensemble cast.
GOLD is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, helmed by Reema Kagti and is all set to release on the 15th August 2018.