Why 1948’s Gold Victory Is Of Great Significance!


Hima Das has created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win a gold at an IAAF event.

In the time when India is high on glory by winning medals at various international sporting events. Excel Entertainment has bought its most ambitious project Gold in sync with the flavor of the season of victories.

The film traces India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at Games of the XIV Olympiad, London.

The story of Gold showcases Indians coming together with the dream of achieving victory and winning Gold medal at 1948 Games of the XIV Olympiad, London.

Akshay Kumar was recently quoted saying at the special event of Gold that,”We have around 18-19 Gold medals, which is the highest if we count in Commonwealth, India winning these many Gold Medals at the Commonwealth is a very big achievement”

Speaking about the film Akshay added,”Hockey is a very important game for us, this is the first game which got us a Gold medal in 1948, I hope when this film releases, it gives Hockey its due credit which it deserves, I hope things change”.

The actor further informed,”Before the trailer came out most people didn’t know that we got our first Gold medal in 1948, Its a very important film for me and for our country, and for people and for our youngsters, to know what our past was, what our history was.”

‘Gold’ is about India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at Games of the XIV Olympiad, London.

Staying true to the genre of the film, the film is to release on Independence Day this year.

The trailer of Gold has been received well by the audience and now everyone is waiting for its release with bated breath.

The recently released songs of Gold has resonated will with the listeners.

Gold’ marks to be the first association between Akshay Kumar and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar.

Gold’ marks the Bollywood debut of actress Mouni Roy opposite Akshay Kumar.

Apart from Akshay and Mouni, ‘Gold’ has an ensemble cast of Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh, Sunny Kaushal & Nikita Dutta.

The period film is helmed by Reema Kagti has been shot across the UK and India.

Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the banner name Excel Entertainment, the film is written and directed by Reema Kagti and will hit the theatres on 15th August 2018.