Saudia Arabia to screen first Bollywood movie Gold starring Akshay Kumar
The film, based on 1948 London Olympics, is the second movie after Rajinikanth’s hit social drama, Kaala to hit the theatres in the Gulf country, stated The Indian Express.
The Padman Moviestar also shared this great news on his Twitter account saying:
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— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 30, 2018
Gold is the fictional re-telling of India’s iconic win at the London Olympics. The film also stars Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor and Vineet Kumar Singh in pivotal roles.
Life in Saudia is changing, The country's first cinema in more than 35 years opened on April 18 in Riyadh. The government plans to open up to 40 theatres across the country over the next five years.
Saudi Arabia had some cinemas in the 1970s but its powerful clerics closed them, reflecting rising Islamist influence throughout the Arab region at the time. Let's watch the trailer for Gold :
The movie was released on August 15, 2018.
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