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India's prime locations turn Gold

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Marking 70 years of Independent India's first gold medal victory at the 1948 Olympics, cities across India united in the honour of the nation's greatest day in sporting history.

Bringing the event to live action, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans with photos from various landmarks of the country turning gold, as follows:

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai

The iconic and one of the oldest station in India turned to gold for the occasion lightening up the whole city.

2.Sabarmati Riverfront

Sabarmati Riverfront turned Gold and it is a view to behold.

3.Magarpatta City

The cosmopolitan Magarpatta City of Pune turned Gold for marking 70 years of India's first Gold.


The Pink City witnessed a beautiful golden hue today as the Statue Circle turned Gold.

5. Kanpur

The JK Temple in Kanpur turned Gold and looked beautiful.

6. Kolkata

The Prinsep Ghat, built along the banks of the Hooghly River in Kolkata turned Gold to unite for India's first Gold medal victory.

Starring Akshay, the upcoming sports drama will take the audience back in time to witness a team's struggle to make the nation proud.

The upcoming flick will release this Independence Day and boasts of an ensemble cast including Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Singh, and Sunny Kaushal, among others.

'Gold' also marks the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy on the big screen.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 22:50 IST