Akshay Kumar, whose following movie Gold is based upon real occasions concerning India winning its first Olympic gold medal in hockey as a free nation, believes it is unimportant to contrast the film with Chak De India. Led by Shahrukh Khan, the 2007 sports movie was a fictional tale concerning the Indian women's nationwide field-hockey team, which was inspired by the squad's win at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
" Whatever will certainly be a competition. For me, it is about doing a great film. 'Chak De ...' was a various story, 'Gold' is various. It is pointless to also believe like that or taking on that film. Do not contrast it, it is all different," Akshay claimed in an interview.
Gold, directed by Reema Kagti, traces the trip of Tapan Das (played by Akshay), an assistant manager, that dreams to obtain a gold medal for the after that newly-independent India. The star claimed he was initially not aware concerning the tale of Gold, yet was bowled over when Kagti narrated the story.
" Reema is a difficult master, she handled the sporting activities thing effectively. I praise her. It is extensive. It is a tough movie to take care of as you are taking the target market to the time duration of 1936, after that 1947 and 1948, she had to do so much homework. Making a movie in that age is an extremely difficult work," he added.
Speaking about his character, the actor said, "He is a debatable man. He is an intoxicated and also a cheater. But within a year, he brought 11 people together, made a group and also chose Olympics, won the gold medal. I felt this tale boggled the mind as well as should be informed."
Asked if the iconic occasion obtained buried in the background in the after-effects of the dividers, Akshay stated the gold medal was not a priority during that time for the country.
The film likewise stars Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor as well as Vineet Singh, as well as marks Mouni Roy's attribute film debut. Gold is readied to face off with "Satyameva Jayate" on August 15.