Wednesday, August 29, 2018 11:26 IST
Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' has finally crossed the Rs. 100 crore mark on its 13th day to become the actor's ninth film to enter the coveted club.
The film, which hit the theatres on Independence Day, has earned a whopping Rs. 100.45 crore. Film critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to make the announcement, writing, "#Gold crosses ₹ 100 cr mark on Day 13... [Week 2] Fri 1.85 cr, Sat 3.10 cr, Sun 4.75 cr, Mon 1.45 cr. Total: ₹ 100.45 cr. India biz... Akshay Kumar's ninth film in ₹ 100 cr Club."
In sync with the patriotic spirit of Independence Day, Gold's release on the National festival proved to be a perfect treat for the audience.
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.