As superstar Akshay Kumar who is currently basking in the success of his last release Toilet: Ek Prem Katha turns 50, he took the occasion to treat his fan with the much-awaited poster. The actor who is celebrating his birthday today shared the poster of his upcoming biopic Gold. Along with the picture, Akshay wrote a beautiful caption expressing gratitude to fans, "Every cloud has a silver lining but with your love, my clouds got a lining of gold. As my age turns gold, here's the poster of a film close to my heart".
Before launching the poster, Bollywood's Khiladi posted, "2,62,80,000 Minutes, 4,38,000 Hours, 18,250 Days, 2,607 Weeks, 600 Months, 5 decades," in a series of tweets marking the time since his birth. Gold, backed by Excel Entertainment and directed by Reema Kagti, is about India's first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at the 14th Olympic Games at London. The movie which is based on the journey of hockey player Balbir Singh will release on Independence Day, 2018.
In sync with the theme, the poster features Akshay's side profile caught in a golden circle. It is superimposed on the iconic Olympic rings and "XIV Olympiad London 1948".The tagline reads: "The Dream That United A Nation", and behind the film's title is a sprawling stadium.Gold marks the first association between Akshay and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. It will also introduce actress Mouni Roy into Bollywood. Mouni was also elated to share the poster of her debut film. She wrote on Instagram, "Here's presenting the first poster of Gold. So very Happy to be a part of this dreamteam & here s wishing Akshay Sir the happiest most prosperous journey ahead. Love & regards#AkshayTurnsGold''. Akshay is currently marking the glorious 50 years of his life in the lap of snow-capped Swiss Alps.
(With IANS inputs)