Gold Box Office Collection Day 1: Akshay Kumar's film earns Rs 25.25 Cr
Marking the occasion of Independence Day, Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold hit the screens on Wednesday and has raked in a whopping amount of Rs 25.25 Crore on the first-day.
The sports drama, Gold has emerged to be Akshay Kumar's biggest opening till date. The film has been winning hearts all over, garnering immense love from not just the audience but also critics.
In sync with the patriotic spirit of Independence Day, Gold proved to be a perfect treat for the national festival.
Gold showcases the dream of Tapan Das played by Akshay Kumar, who wishes to win India's first gold medal in hockey as an independent nation. He coaches the team for the 1948 Olympics in London, inspiring the athletes to make a mark against the British on their own turf. Subsequently, India won the gold medal on August 12, 1948.
The film has been shot across the UK and India, capturing the fascinating aspects of the pre-independent era.
'Gold' not only marks the first ever association between Akshay Kumar and Excel Entertainment led by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar but also is the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy.
Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, Gold provided a power-packed performance by the ensemble actors.
Gold is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, helmed by Reema Kagti.