In other news, Akshay Kumar is currently busy with two projects- ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘Padman’.
Popular television series ‘Naagin 2’, actress Mouni Roy, who is happily holidaying in Michigan, recently wrapped up the show.
But the good news is that, She will be soon make her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar in Gold.
The film is directed by Reema Kagti (of ‘Talaash’ fame), and it is based on India’s first Olympic win post independence in 1948.
Talking about Mouni’s character, a source says, “Mouni will be seen in a completely different avatar to suit the era.
“She will shoot for the film for 20-25 days in August and is one of the few female characters in the otherwise male dominated narrative. She will be shooting extensively with Akshay,”
The source also added, “It is scripted by Rajesh Devraj and is a fictional take on the momentous game. Hockey will feature prominently in the plot, but it is a strong human drama. Gold follows 12 crucial years in India’s history as well.”
‘Gold’ is expected to release sometime next year and is produced by Farhan Akhtar-Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment.
His upcoming ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ promotional activities are on as the film is set to release on August 11, and also he is still shooting for ‘Padman’ alongside Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor.