Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been ruling the Independence Day for a few years now and 2018 won’t be different. The actor is ready with his latest release Gold which also stars Mouni Roy. Talking about the movie, Akshay Kumar says that the movie is very special to him and feels that every one should know this story. Gold is directed by Reema Kagti and is based on first-ever Olympic gold medal after Independence. The movie focuses on the Golden era of Indian hockey. Besides Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy, the film promises power-packed performances by an ensemble cast – Kunal Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Amit Sadh, Vineet Kumar Singh and Nikita Dutt. The film is all set to release on August 15.
Here are 5 things to take away from Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy's conversation on 'India Maange Gold'.
Mouni Roy on being fed up with co-star Akshay Kumar
This is no news that Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar is a big prankster and loves to tease his co-actors. When asked if she got fed up with him on the sets of Gold, Mouni Roy reveals that rather than getting irritated, she felt like going to the sets each day. However, Mouni also states that she never liked Akshay's pranks on her but his energy always made the surroundings come alive.
Akshay Kumar answers questions on co-star Mouni Roy
While Akshay Kumar knows Mouni's first TV serial, the actress goes blank about Akshay Kumar's name in the blockbuster movie Padman. However, when Mouni asked Akshay to recall any one of her nicknames, the actor said Naagin and started laughing. The duo's chemistry was definitely sparkling and it looks like Bollywood has got a new jodi to root for.
Why Akshay Kumar chose 15th August to release Gold?
Everyone is aware that the movie revolves around a story that has significance to Independent India, so 15th August is the perfect date to pick for Gold's release. However, Akshay Kumar reveals that since all other dates are already booked by various actors in Bollywood, he is left with only Independence Day to release his films.
Akshay Kumar teases Mouni for beating him in Gold
Akshay Kumar talks about how good Mouni Roy is as a Bengali wife in the movie. In fact, Akshay would even prefer giving her the Best Husband Beater Award as she has beaten him a lot in the film. Talking about the beating scenes, even Mouni reveals how she would beat him lightly in the starting and Akshay Kumar would tell her to do it properly. Later, she got totally into the character.
Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy sing Ae Watan from Alia Bhatt's Raazi
The actors were a complete sport on the show and even crooned Alia Bhatt's most famous song Ae Watan from her blockbuster film Raazi. After singing a few lines from the film, Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy also sang Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo.