Aksay Kumar’s Gold has become the first Bollywood film ever to release in cinemas in Saudi Arabia, the Khiladi announced on twitter.
“Happy to share, Gold is the first ever Bollywood movie to release in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, in cinemas from today.” Akshay tweeted.
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
The Reema Kagti-directed sports film is only the second movie after Rajinikanth’s hit social drama Kaala to hit the theaters in the Gulf country.
Gold is the fictional re-telling of India’s win at the London Olympics.