Akshay Kumar next film GOLD which sets to release on this Independence Day, 15th August 2018. In this movie, Akshay Kumar plays a key Coach role which triumphs Indian Hockey team to win Gold in 1948 London Summer Olympics.
Real Story of Gold: 1948 London Summer Olympics
It is a fictional story as per producers statement. But in Reality British free India won the Gold medal in 1948 London Summer Olympics by defeating hosts Great Britain by 4-0. India won three out of three group matches in 1948 London summer Olympics. Hence, India won semifinal against big team Netherland by defeating them with a 2-1 margin. 1948 London Summer Olympics Hockey Final Qualified India Victorious against host nation Great Britain by defeating them with 4-0.
It was Hockey legend Balbir Singh who led India to its first ever independent Olympic medal win in 1948 London Summer Olympics.
Here is Gold Teaser
The movie’s co-producer Ritesh Sidhwani also clarified, “it’s not a biopic. It is a wholly fictional story but it is set in opposition to a real backdrop between 1933-1948 India about what the nation used to be, at the sports… especially in hockey. It is not based on any personality.”
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