Gold: Akshay Kumar calls Mouni Roy 'husband-beater', plays prank on her

Aug 06, 2018, 15:57 IST | mid-day online correspondent

In the recently released behind-the-scenes footage released by Gold makers, we get to see the 'prankster' Akshay Kumar and 'husband-beater' Mouni Roy

Gold: Akshay Kumar calls Mouni Roy 'husband-beater', plays prank on her
Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy in a still from Gold. Picture Courtesy: YouTube

The recently released behind-the-scenes from Excel Entertainment's Gold showcases Mouni Roy's character trait, who is touted to be a husband beater. As the trailer revealed, Mouni Roy plays Akshay Kumar's wife and is a hot-headed Bengali wife, who doesn't refrain from hitting her husband when needed. The fresh pairing of Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy has been receiving a thumbs from audience raising the anticipation of the masses.

Known for his pranks, behind-the-scenes footage reveals yet another prank played by Akshay Kumar on his on screen wife Mouni Roy. Akshay Kumar, who is famous for his mischievous side called Mouni as a BBC reporter and pranked Mouni about working with the superstar and the London weather. Later when she realized that the BBC reporter was actually Akshay, she got really pissed and eventually started crying.

Akshay shared the video with the caption, "@Roymouni your reaction was #Gold!  Still remains the best prank played on you".
Mouni later replied to Akshay on Twitter, "Still thinking of a way to get back. Someoneeeeeeeee needs to prank you soonest."

Akshay, in the video, also talks about how good Mouni Roy is as a Bengali wife in the movie. In fact, Akshay would even prefer giving her the Best Husband Beater Award as she has beaten him a lot in the film. Talking about the beating scenes, even Mouni reveals how she would beat him lightly in the starting and Akshay Kumar would tell her to do it properly.

Directed by Reema Kagti, Excel Entertainment's Gold has been creating quite the buzz ahead of its release. Starring Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Vineet Singh and Sunny Kaushal, Gold promises power-packed performances by an ensemble cast.

India won its first Gold medal as an independent nation at the Olympics on the 12th of August 1948. Celebrating this historic occasion, the makers are all set to release the film on August 15, this year. Gold is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar.


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