For better viewing experience, 'Gold' to release in IMAX format
Akshay Kumar's upcoming film 'Gold' will be released in IMAX theatres in India and select international markets beginning August 15. The film, produced by Excel Entertainment, will be digitally re-mastered in the IMAX format. "The film has been shot at such great scale and in IMAX, the experience will only be further enhanced," the film's director Reema Kagti stated. Here's more.
Excel Entertainment's Ritesh Sidhwani said watching the film in the IMAX format will be a great experience for the audience. "A major factor for the wide appeal of a film like 'Gold' is the scale and grandeur. So it is very exciting that 'Gold' will be releasing in the IMAX format, which best showcases this and gives the viewer a greater experience," Sidhwani said.
Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President of IMAX Corp, said he is excited to collaborate with the makers of Gold. "With 'Gold', we are excited to team up with Reema Kagti and our partners Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani at Excel Entertainment and Zee Studios to bring this incredible story to life," the CEO said.
'Gold' is a sports drama inspired by real events during the 1948 Summer Olympics when India, as a free nation, won its first Olympic Gold Medal in field hockey. Akshay Kumar plays the lead in the film, which also stars Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Kumar Singh, and Sunny Kaushal in pivotal roles. It is scheduled to be released on Independence Day.