Gold teaser: Akshay Kumar in movie about journey to 1948 London Olympics hockey gold

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Entertainment @ The Hush Post: After Padman, Akshay Kumar is going back in time and shooting for Gold, a movie about the Indian hockey team which participated in London Olympics 1948 and won gold. He is shuttling between London and Mumbai for the movie. Akshay took to Twitter to share a monochrome first look from the movie.

All the actors are being trained by Arjuna awardee hockey veteran Sandeep Singh. Akshay is donning a moustache and carrying a sling bag in the teaser. The film is being directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. The movie will be released on August 15, 2018.

Akshay Kumar in Gold as

Earlier, there were reports that Akshay will be playing the role of hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior. But Reem Kagti has clarified that the movie is a fictional portrayal in the backdrop of India’s historic Olympic win in 1948 and Akshay is playing a hockey coach. Akshay from his demeanour in the film teaser plays an obscure Bengali, moustached and donning a look from those times known for donning oiled and slapped hair.

Mouni Roy to make her debut:

Along with Akshay, television actress Mouni Roy will make her Bollywood debut in this film. She shared few of her photos on Instagram. Dressed in a white lehenga and loose hair, Mouni can be seen displaying her abs and with suave look.

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