Actor Akshay Kumar is all set to mark a hattrick of Independence day releases with his upcoming sports drama ‘Gold’. The film will emerge as Akshay Kumar’s one of the biggest successes as the film ticks all marks to be a super hit. The sports drama is not only one of the most awaited films of the year but also Akshay’s third independence day release after Rustom (2016) and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017). Also Read - Akshay Kumar Demands 'Strict Action Against Culprits' Who Offered Crackers-Stuffed Pineapple to Pregnant Elephant in Kerala

Known for his patriotic films, Akshay Kumar is gearing up for the release of Gold which is based on free India’s first ever Gold for Hockey. In sync with the sentiment of the film, makers of Gold decided to release the film on Independence Day due to its historic significance. India won its first Gold medal as an independent nation at the Olympics on the 12th of August 1948. Celebrating this historic occasion, the makers are all set to release the film on the 15th of August this year. Also Read - Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal Share Beautiful Pics of Sunset After Cyclone Nisarga Hit Mumbai

Gold traces the journey of a man dreaming to win free India’s first Gold in Hockey. The sports drama starring Akshay Kumar takes the audience back in time to witness the struggle of a team to make the nation proud. The trailer of the film has successfully evoked the patriotic sentiments of the audience making it a must watch this Independence Day. ALSO READ: Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar Make it to Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebs in the World, Shah Rukh Khan’s Name Missing From the List Also Read - Akshay Kumar’s Advertisement on Coronavirus And Lockdown Awareness is Out Now- WATCH

The film has been shot across the UK and India, capturing the fascinating aspects of the pre-independent era. Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, Gold promises power packed performances by an ensemble cast. Gold is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, helmed by Reema Kagti and is all set to release on the 15th August 2018.