Bollywood’s one of the busiest actors Akshay Kumar has commenced the shooting for his next film in Bradford, titled as Gold. Directed by Reema Kagti, it’s a sports drama based on India’s first Olympic gold medal historic win in hockey as a free nation at 1948 London Olympic.
Produced by Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner Excel Entertainment, Gold stars Akshay in a lead role and marks the debut of television actress Mouni Roy in films. It also stars Amit Sadh and Kunal Kapoor in pivotal roles.
On July 1, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar shared the picture of clapboard from the mahurat shot of Gold. While Akshay Kumar took to twitter to share his look from the film. He caption the picture, “Set out on a brand new journey, aiming for nothing less than #GOLD! Day 1 of Gold, need your love and best wishes as always :)”.
The black & white picture features Akshay wearing dark checkered pant and vest coat with white shirt. A clean shaven look with a thin moustache and side-parted hairstyle of the actor looks impressive and promises for an intense drama.
This is for the first time, when Akshay Kumar has collaborated with the production banner Excel Entertainment and director Reema Kagti. Gold which marks the comeback of Kagti after a long time, is scheduled to be released next year on Independence day i.e. 15 August 2018.
Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar has Toilet Ek Prem Katha, Padman and 2.0 to be released. Apart from these he also has Mogul, Crack, Namastey England, Ikka, Salman Khan- Karan Johar’s production, Housefull 4 and more films in hand.