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Akshay Kumar’s character details in ‘Gold’ revealed!

Actor Akshay Kumar had unveiled his 2018 flick ‘Gold’ poster on Twitter on the date of October 21. Well, the poster had a caption that said, “Set in 1948, the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal as a free nation, #GOLD coming to you on 15th August, 2018!”

Now a source has thrown light on Akki’s character in the movie by saying that Kumar will be essaying the role of legendary hockey player Balbir Singh.

The source stated, “Though the world is aware of Dhyan Chand, there is another hockey hero who has ironically not been talked about in the same breath. However, the fact is that Balbir Singh was the hero of the gold campaign that India enjoyed not just in 1948 but also 1952 and 1956 Olympics.”

‘Gold’ is helmed by Reema Kagti and produced by Excel Entertainment and would be releasing on 15 August, 2018. The movie is a sports drama that will showcase the journey of India’s first gold medal victory in the Olympics of 1948.