The first Bollywood movie to release in Saudi Arabia: Gold

The first Hindi film to be releasing in Saudi Arabia will be Akshay Kumar starrer "Gold", the National Award-winning actor says.

An "excited" Akshay tweeted saying: "The story of India's first Gold medal victory for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Happy to share, 'Gold' is the first ever Bollywood movie to release in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, in cinemas from today!"

Gold inspired by India's first Olympic gold medal, it traces the golden era of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, a young assistant manager who dreamt of playing for an independent nation.

The film also stars Mouni Roy, Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal, Vineet Kumar Singh and Mouni Roy. Directed by Reema Kagti, the film released on August 15th 2018.