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Set in 1948, the movie showcases the historic story of India's first Olympic medal post independence. It is a biopic based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh Sr., who was on the team that won the first Olympic medal.
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"Based on true events following the exploits of the Indian hockey team that won independant India its first Olympics gold medal in hockey. The conflict is fine, the principle characters beautifully etc..."
"The emotions run high in the film, as a handful of Indians put their personal differences aside to make the country proud. As we witness India winning its first gold as a free nation, you also see the..."
"Hockey, at its best, is an incredibly fast-paced game and any film about the sport has got to capture that inherent momentum for it to work. Gold fails to do that, dragged down by a storyline that put..."
"Its only when Gold moves away from Akshay Kumars blundering Bangla and hockey humbug to become a story of grace among go-getters that it comes close to becoming the movie it should have been, says Suk..."
"The structure and treatment largely follow the by the numbers rote of the patriotic film genre code. The treatment, in fact, appears to have more marketing inputs than creative. In order to appease hi..."
"Films that hope to trigger a patriotic fervour invariably rely on a predictable appeal — unifying the nation over a tremendous feat that left its glorious imprint in history. In this case, that rema..."