Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ to have IMAX release

first_imgMumbai, Jul 31 (PTI) Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film “Gold” will be released in IMAX theatres in India and select international markets beginning August 15.The film, produced by Excel Entertainment, will be digitally re-mastered in the IMAX format.”It’s very exciting that ‘Gold’ will be releasing in the IMAX format. It offers such a majestic experience. The film has been shot at such great scale and in IMAX, the experience will only be further enhanced,” director Reema Kagti said in a statement.Excel Entertainment’s Ritesh Sidhwani said watching the film in the IMAX format will be a great experience for the audience.”A major factor for the wide appeal of a film like ‘Gold’ is the scale and grandeur. So it is very exciting that Gold will be releasing in the IMAX format, which best showcases this and gives the viewer a greater experience,” Sidhwani said.”Gold” is a sports drama inspired by real events during the 1948 Summer Olympics when India, as a free nation, won its first Olympic Gold Medal in field hockey.Akshay plays the lead in the film, which also stars Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Kumar Singh and Sunny Kaushal in pivotal roles.Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp said he is excited to collaborate with the makers.”With ‘Gold’, we are excited to team up with Reema Kagti and our partners Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani at Excel Entertainment and Zee Studios to bring this incredible story to life,” he said. PTIadvertisement SHDSHDlast_img read more