‘Naagin’ actress Mouni Roy prepping for Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’


Television actress Mouni Roy is all set for her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Gold’ and the actress is prepping up for her role. A picture was surfaced on net which shows the ‘Naagin’ actress dancing her way in a studio.  Dressed in a simple salwar kamez, Mouni is seen practicing dance.

The team is currently shooting in London and producer Ritesh Sidhwani has confirmed the news on Twitter on July 1 and wrote, “#Gold on the field tom all the best @akshaykumar @kagtireema @Roymouni @kapoorkkunal @TheAmitSadh #sunnykaushal #vineetsingh.”

To be directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritish Sidhwani under their banner Excel Entertainment, ‘Gold’ tells the story of India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at the 14th Olympiad in London. Though it was the fourth consecutive win at Olympics, it was the first time for independent India in 1948.

‘Gold’ is touted to be a sports biopic on the life of field Hockey player Balbir Singh, the hero of the gold winning teams, not just in 1948 but also in 1952 and 1956 Olympics. Akshay will be essaying the role of the hockey legend.  

Akshay shared the first look poster of the movie in October last year. ‘Gold’ is scheduled for an Independence Day release in 2018.  

Farhan Akhtar too had wished the Gold team and tweeted, “All the best team Gold. #firstdayofshoot @kagtireema @akshaykumar @TheAmitSadh @kapoorkkunal @Roymouni #sunnykaushal #cast&crew.” To this Mouni Roy replied, “Thank you sir.”

As per media reports, Mouni Roy will have to shoot for about 20-25 days for the film. She will be seen in a traditional avatar. Sharing her picture, the actress wrote# The worst jet lag