Star Gold to trace Akshay Kumar’s Bollywood journey


Mumbai: Beginning 8 September, STAR Gold will present Chandni Chowk to Bollywood – a Journey of a Superstar, a seven week long festival of best of blockbuster movies of Akshay Kumar that will culminate with a mega event in October.

That’s not all! The viewers will also get to know the trivia on the illustrious journey of Kumar aka Akki in Khiladinama during the breaks of the movies. The journey of this khiladi has been a la Bollywood movie script where the dreams triumph over reality and the aspirations move the strongest of the mountains.

Star Gold general manager Sameer Rao said, "It gives us immense pleasure to encompass the road to success of Kumar, the undisputed superstar who has mastered all the genres of the Hindi cinema. Chandni Chowk to Bollywood the movie festival of Kumar on STAR Gold will take you through finer details of life and times, on screen and off screen of Kumar. We also thank Kumar as he will take time out from his busy schedule to perform at a mega event only for the viewers of STAR Gold."

Kumar said, "It’s an honour for me to be a part of this initiative undertaken by STAR Gold. My fans have always wanted to know more about me, how I have grown from my first movie, the ups and downs in my life etc. With this festival, Chandni Chowk to Bollywood, STAR Gold will not only showcase my journey but also capture some special moments that my fans will be witness to it exclusively. Also, this forms an opportunity for me to thank them for their love and support that they have showered upon me in the last 18 years."

From working in a restaurant in Bangkok to the Khiladi of Bollywood to his recent blockbuster Singh is Kinng, STAR Gold brings exclusively to its viewers the journey of Kumar from the bylanes of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk to the glittering glamour world of Bollywood.