Box Office: ZEE Studios International to release ‘Gold’ in China

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


After shining bright on the global box office, ZEE Studios International is all set to release Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ in China on Friday 13th December 2019.

This will be the distributor’s fifth release in China after having successfully released films like ‘Secret Superstar’, ‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Mom’ and ‘Beyond The Clouds’.

Directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment, ‘Gold’ becomes Excel’s first outing while Kumar’s fourth outing in China after ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Padman’ and ‘2.0’.

Commenting on the movie release in China, Vibha Chopra, Head-Global Syndication & International Film Distribution, ZEE Entertainment said, “Sports is one of the most successful genres in cinema and Gold is a rare gem that won millions of hearts on its theatrical release. The film that boasts of a powerful narrative and solid performances is now set to unravel the epic tale of Indian victory in China! It marks our fifth outing in China after the stupendous success of Secret Superstar, Hindi Medium, Mom and Beyond The Clouds and it will be third release this year after Mom and Beyond The Clouds. With Gold, we are excited to see how the diaspora reacts to a title that was appreciated globally.”

Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, Excel Entertainment states, “Gold is very close to our hearts and is our very first film to release in China! With Gold, not only did we collaborate with Akshay Kumar for the first time but we also forayed into the genre of sports. As filmmakers, we strongly believe that a compelling narrative like Gold should not be restricted to borders and we are truly grateful to Zee Studios International for giving this film the recognition it deserves. We are extremely excited that the film is reaching a larger audience base as ZSI is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring global viewership. Like its theatrical release, we are confident that Gold will hit the right chord with audiences in China and score big at the Box Office.”

A period drama, set against the backdrop of the 1948 Summer Olympics, ‘Gold’ traces the incidents of India winning its first gold medal in hockey.