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Akshay celebrates India’s first Gold medal with an inspiring video featuring Kapil Dev, Sania Mirza, Sachin Tedulkar

Akshay Kumar, who is looking forward to the release of his upcoming film Gold, released a video on Sunday to mark the occasion of India’s first gold medal.

bollywood Updated: Aug 12, 2018 15:48 IST
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Akshay Kumar’s film Gold is set to release on August 17.

Marking 70 years of Independent India’s first gold medal victory at the 1948 Olympics, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans with a video featuring prominent Indian sportspersons. The 50-year-old took to social media and posted a two-minute clip in which glimpses of famous sports personalities including Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Chettri, Abhinav Bindra, Vijender Singh, Sania Mirza, and PV Sindhu among others.

“Celebrate 70 years of free India’s first Gold by knowing how it feels by the history makers themselves. #FeelingOfGold” read the caption. The inspiring video has sportsmen speak about the importance of their past victories and how it has shaped their career as a sportsperson and pushed them forward. Sunil Chhetri, Vijendra Singh and others also explain what one has to possess in themselves to play for the country.

Producer Riteish Sidhwani also shared the video and wrote, “Thanks for being an integral part of this journey.. It wouldn’t be possible without you all! #FeelingOfGold.”

The sports drama takes the audience back in time to witness a hockey team’s struggle to make the nation proud. Akshay Kumar plays the role of a hockey coach Tapan Das and Mouni Roy plays the role of his wife.

The upcoming flick will release this Independence Day, boasts of an ensemble cast including Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Singh, and Sunny Kaushal, among others. Gold also marks the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy on the big screen.

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First Published: Aug 12, 2018 15:48 IST