NEW DELHI: Akshay Kumar starrer 2018 sports drama 'Gold' is now headed for a release in China on December 13.
Akshay shared the news on Twitter, "GOLD releasing in China on 13th December, 2019!" he wrote.
GOLD releasing in China on 13th December, 2019! @excelmovies @kagtireema @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid @Roymouni @kapoorkkunal @TheAmitSadh @ItsViineetKumar @sunnykaushal89 @Soulfulsachin @JIGARSARAIYA @nikifyinglife @ZeeStudiosInt pic.twitter.com/sVqoG8FqP3— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 4, 2019
The film traces the journey of Tapan Das, a man who dreamt of making India win its first gold in Hockey post-independence.
The movie opened in Indian theatres last year on Independence Day, which also marked the 70th anniversary of free India's first gold medal at the 1948 Olympics.
The sports drama directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani has an ensemble cast including Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Singh, and Sunny Kaushal, among others.
'Gold' was a hit at the box office and it became the 'Khiladi' actor's ninth film to enter the Rs 100 crore club on the 13th day of its release.
'Gold' was also released in Saudi Arabia last year and according to Akshay Kumar, it's the first Hindi film to release there, he mentioned in a tweet.
The story of India’s first Gold medal victory for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Happy to share, #Gold is the first ever Bollywood movie to release in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, in cinemas from today! @excelmovies @ZeeStudiosInt— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 30, 2018