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'Gold' first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia

PTI | Updated on: 30 Aug 2018, 10:36:01 PM
'Gold' first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia (Photo: Twitter)


Akshay Kumar-fronted "Gold" has become the first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia. The Reema Kagti-directed sports film is only the second movie after Rajinikanth's hit social drama, "Kaala" to hit the theatres in the Gulf country.

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Akshay today took to Twitter to share the news.

"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," he wrote.

"Gold" is the fictional re-telling of the India's iconic win at the 1948 London Olympics.

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Also featuring Mouni Roy, Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor and Vineet Kumar Singh, the film released on August 15.

In May, Saudi Arabia held a private screening of international cultural phenomenon, "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theatres, open to the public, in the kingdom. 

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First Published : 30 Aug 2018, 10:24:23 PM