The teaser of the much-awaited sports biopic Gold has become the first Bollywood teaser to garner more than 15 million views in less than 24 hours, emerging as the most-watched teaser in 24 hours in 2018. The 1.07-minute-long teaser has impressed one and all and is going viral on all social media platforms.
Starring Akshay Kumar in the lead role, Gold is based on true events of India winning the Olympic gold medal in hockey as an independent nation in 1948. The actor will be seen in a never-seen-before avatar. He portrays the character of a hockey player who helped India won its first gold medal at the Olympics.
Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar for Excel Entertainment, the film is directed by Reema Kagti and marks the Bollywood debut of actress Mouni Roy opposite Akshay Kumar.
The film is scheduled to hit theatres on 15th August 2018.
Meanwhile, Akshay is gearing up for the release of his film Pad Man. It is coming to cinemas from 9th February onwards.