Akshay Kumar is one of the finest actors of Bollywood and so is Shah Rukh Khan. So when Akshay Kumar announced Reema Kagti’s Gold, which is a hockey based movie as his upcoming project, an immediate comparison with Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India was evident. Are these two hockey based movies really similar? Read here to know what Akshay Kumar feels when people compare Gold with Chak De India.
Akshay Kumar: Its frivolous to compare Gold with Chak De India.
When Akshay Kumar started interacting with the media and people for his upcoming project Gold, he was bombarded with the comparison between Chak De India and Gold. Akshay Kumar has finally answered the question. When asked about the similarity between the two movies, Akshay Kumar replied saying that everything is going to be a competition. Both the films are very different. He even appealed the media to not to compare Gold with Chak De India as they both are very different.
About Akshay Kumar’s character in Gold.
Gold is based on the real life story of Tapan Das who is a very controversial fellow. He was a drunk and a cheat. But just within one year he gathered 11 people, put them together in a team, went for Olympics and even won Gold. Akshay Kumar plays the role of Tapan Das in the movie. Akshay Kumar says that he felt that his life story was unbelievable and needed to be portrayed to put light on it. He added that don’t compare Gold with Chak De India which was a successful adaption of Kabir Khan and led by actor Shah Rukh Khan.
Akshay Kumar not doing the biopic on Gulshan Kumar.
In another interaction, Akshay Kumar clarified that he is not doing the biopic Mogul which is based on the life story of Gulshan Kumar. Previously there were news that Akshay Kumar had been casted for Mogul, but the actor later opted out of the movie as he had some script issues with the makers. It is now reported that Aamir Khan has joined hands with T-Series to produce the movie. But will the actor even act in the movie? Stay tuned here for any updates by Mr. Khan on the movie.
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