Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy starrer Gold will be the first Hindi film which will be releasing in Saudi Arabia, the National Award-winning actor says. An “excited” Akshay tweeted on Thursday night: “The story of India’s first Gold medal victory for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Happy to share, Gold is the first ever Bollywood movie to release in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, in cinemas from today!”
The film was released on India's 72nd Independence Day. While interacting with media Mouni Roy said “I feel elated, excited and very happy with the audience's response to the film. Our film has released only two days ago so we will get a clear picture of its box-office performance at the end of this week.''
''Therefore, I don’t want to jinx things by getting over-excited. When it goes on to become successful, then I will be very happy and thankful for it,” the actress added.
A historical sports drama inspired by India’s first Olympic gold medal, Gold traces the golden era of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, a young assistant manager who dreamt of playing for an independent nation. The film also stars Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Vineet Kumar Singh and Mouni Roy. Directed by Reema Kagti, the film released on August 15.