Gold: Akshay Kumar wants the entire country to commemorate the first Olympic gold medal
Gold: Story of India winning her first gold medal as an independent nation
Akshay Kumar has already received gold testimonials for his upcoming flick Gold. Virender Sehwag was quick to reveal his feelings about Akshay Kumar after watching Gold.
Totally sold on watching Gold. Wonderful, inspiring film. Thank You @akshaykumar – tweeted Virender Sehwag.
Another batsman bowled over by Akshay Kumar during the special screening of the movie is Gautam Gambhir. He also took to Twitter to express his feelings about the actor and the movie. He tweeted – Akshay Kumar bags aGold with Gold movie. What a show Mr. Khiladi.
History of Gold
The movie is based on the real-life event of Indian hockey team coach Tapan Das, who trained and encouraged Indian players to play international hockey at the 14th London Olympiad in 1948. It was the first time that India played as a free nation and won Gold in hockey. India beat Britain by 4-0 in the final and become Olympic champion.
12th August, 1948 was the historic day when India lifted the Olympic trophy for hockey. The movie Gold is a gift to India on the eve of Independence Day. Akshay Kumar shared a very special video on social media to commemorate the heroes of Indian hockey.
A unique way to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Gold
On 12th August 2018, seven landmarks locations were turned gold to remember the iconic hockey players of 1948 and celebrate the first gold medal as an independent nation.
The following landmarks were turned gold at 7 PM on 12th August 2018
- Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai)
- Statue Circle (Jaipur)
- Sabarmati Riverfront (Ahmedabad)
- PVR Plaza Connaught Place (Delhi)
- Prinsep Ghat (Kolkata)
- JK Temple (Kanpur)
- Magarpatta City (Pune)
Gold First Look & Poster
It is a huge poster with Akshay Kumar occupying a major portion on front and his team is standing united in the backdrop. The poster is given a dark golden color and there is a slogan written under the movie name. It is “The … Read more