According to buzz, Kunal Kapoor is playing the role of legendary Hockey Player Dhyan Chand in the upcoming film Gold. The film is going to be featuring Akshay Kumar, Amit Sadh, Mouni Roy, Vineet Kumar Singh and more actors in significant roles in the film. Gold depicts the India’s winning its first Gold in Olympics under the banner of independent India.
The film is directed by Reema Kagti who is earlier known for films like Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd and English Vinglish as well.
Kunal Kapoor shared the director Reema Kagti called him and when he has heard the script for the first time, he instantly fell in love with the film. He talked about his character named as Samrat whose only purpose of life is to win Gold for India as free independent nation. His character was already captain at the time of British rule. His character is quite focussed on the hockey and has a single-minded dream towards it. Apparently he cannot play anymore so he turned into a coach to see India win as a free nation.
It has been buzz that the actor Kunal Kapoor plays the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand in the upcoming film Gold. He shared that the film is surely has been inspired from the true events but the characters in the film are fictionalized. However, he said that surely some reference or characteristics are taken to the role.