Akshay Kumar was seen playing the character of former Indian hockey player Balbir Singh Gold in the next film.
Reema Kagti, gold will be a movie based on sports, highlighting the history of the first Olympic gold of India as a free nation in 1948. Now it has been reported that Akshay will be seen portraying the history of hockey legend Balbir Singh.
"Although the world is aware of Dhyan Chand, there is another heroic hockey that has ironically been spoken in the same souffle.Toutefois, the fact is that Balbir Singh was the hero of the gold campaign that Indians have appreciated not only in 1948 as 1952 and 1956 Olympics, "DNA quoted a source as saying.
Akshay is a player like this that is very fond of portraying characters from real life on the big screen. His last two blockbusters, Airlift and Rustom, were also based on incidents and people in real life. Akshay then presented the largest human evacuation program in India Airlift, Rustom presented him in the shoes of the KM Nanavati navy officer.
Akshay had shared the teaser of gold for some time and had also announced the release date tweeting, "Together in 1948, the historical story of the first Olympic medal for India as a free nation # Gold come to you on August 15, 2018. "
Akshay is currently one of the most successful actors in Bollywood with back to back hits. The actor has a number of movies lined up, including Jolly LLB 2 Ek Prem Katha WC-Crack Namastey England and gold.