New Delhi: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Friday morning tweeted about his latest venture and wrote, “Super excited to share news with you guys, it’s as good as striking #Gold. Details out at 5 pm today, so do tune in. Any guesses?”

At 5 pm as promised, the actor tweeted the poster of his new big movie titled ‘Gold’. The poster has an Olympic gold medal with the national flag in the background.

Set in 1948, Gold will be the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal as a free nation.

The movie will be directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Excel movies and is slated to release on August 15, 2018.

Akshay shared the first poster on twitter and mentioned, “Set in 1948, the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal as a free nation, #GOLD coming to you on 15th August, 2018!”

The 49-year-old was last seen in ‘Rustom’, a crime thriller film based on the real life incident of Naval Officer KM Nanavati and businessman Prem Ahuja.