first_imgAkshay Kumar is on a roll. The actor has one more release this year, and three lined up for next year. After wrapping up Padman, the 49-year-old actor has begun shooting for Reema Kagti’s Gold.The film is the tale of the first gold medal that India won as a free nation in the 1948 London Olympics. While the details about Akshay’s character have been kept under the wraps, a leaked picture from the film set has gone viral. The photo shows Akshay in a dhoti-kurta, while his co-actor Mouni Roy, who is making her Bollywood debut with Gold, is in a saree.And now a report in Mumbai Mirror reveals that Akshay will essay the role of a Bengali, and the actor is learning Bengali from a language coach on the film set.A source was quoted as telling the daily, “A dialect tutor and a special trainer to explain traditional Bengali mannerisms have been working with Akshay, who has been prepping for the part since May. The costume team has been working with fabrics that reflect the designs from Kolkata in the ’40s and have been tailored to enhance Akshay’s character.”The film will see Mouni making her big screen debut. “Mouni plays Akshay’s love interest in the film and will also be seen speaking in Bengali. She will wear bright sarees in shades of red with puffy blouses and roses in her hair to be in sync with the showcased era. It’s a small yet prominent part,” added the source.advertisementThe film will hit the screens on August 15, 2018.ALSO READ | Gold first look: All you need to know about independent India’s first Olympic gold ALSO READ | Akshay Kumar’s Gold: Akshay Kumar and Talaash director Reema Kagti team up for sports drama ALSO WATCH: Akshay Kumar wins National Award – How the actor became Sabse Bada Khiladilast_img