While Akshay Kumar is busy promoting his upcoming film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, talks of his other films are doing the rounds as well. One such film that has had fans intrigued is GOLD. Fans are especially excited because TV star Mouni Roy has now joined the cast. It was confirmed recently the actor has joined the team when Riteish Sidwani wished the entire cast of GOLD on social media. In a recent interaction, when asked about Mouni Roy, Akshay Kumar revealed it was great working with her! While nothing about her role has been revealed, we are very excited about her big Bollywood debut. We can’t wait to see Mouni Roy share screen space with Akshay Kumar. Also did you know, Salman Khan was got her an audition? “He has seen Mouni’s work and felt she deserved a big Bollywood break. It is he who spoke to someone from the unit of Gold and got her an audition” Also Read: Akshay Kumar reveals his look for Reema Kagti’s Gold and it’s pure vintage
Coming to Akshy Kumar’s role, he is NOT playing a hockey player in this film. Yes, the actor confirmed the news in a recent media interaction. His role is based on Balbir Singh who was actually the coach of the hockey team. Under his leadership, the team reportedly won three successive gold medals in Olympics. Even after he retired from the field, he continue be in touch with game as a coach. Currently, the 92 year old legend lives in Canada, It will be directed by Reema Kagti.
In other news, Akshay Kumar is all geared up for Toilet: My film will be released in 3200 screens. I am not bothered about the collections, I am more bothered about the eyeballs. I would love it if my producers and distributors can somehow decrease the ticket prices, so we get more eyeballs to see this film and help bring about a chnage across India. The film is all set to release on August 11th.