Director: Reema Kagti
Cast: Akshay Kumar as Tapan Das, Kunal Kapoor as Samrat, Mouni Roy as Monobina Das, Amit Sadh as Raghubir Pratap Singh, and Vineet Kumar Singh as Imtiaz Ali Shah
Inspired by true events, Gold is a story of Indian Hockey team's first gold medal win as an independent nation at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The movie begins in 1936 when India under British rule won three consecutive gold at the Berlin Olympics. The hockey team then was called as the British Indian team. A junior manager, Tapan Das, of British Indian team is determined to win Gold for India as a free nation. He then takes upon a journey to recruit a new team and to train them for the London Olympics 1948, which happened after World War II and a gap of 12 years after the Berlin Olympics.
Tapan is determined to beat the Britishers in their own game. The rest of the films deals with the obstacle he and the team have to face while trying to make India proud. Amidst all these Tapan also has to face his own demons. Indian hockey team won its first Gold as a free country at the London Olympics in 1948 and created a history. Gold is a story of all the unsung heroes whose dedication and determination made Indian proud.
Gold received mostly positive reviews and the cinematography of the film telling about the partition of India and how brutally it tore apart the nation was very well presented. Gold was made on a budget of 107 crores and it grossed 100 crores at the box office and became the third highest opener of 2018 and the best opener of actor Akshay Kumar.