Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar who congratulated the Indian contingent for the upcoming Asian Games said he would love to make a biopic on athlete Hima Das.
While attending an event, the action star confirmed it and praised the athlete for achieving such a feat at a very young age.
“I would like to make a biopic on Hima Das. She’s a young achiever, in a sport that India’s not identified with on the international stage. She won gold in a track and field event, which is a huge achievement and should be highlighted through a movie. As Indians, we run and get on to a bus and train easily. So we have the potential to run. It’s only a matter of time and encouragement before we can make a name for ourselves in track and field events,” he said.
Akshay Kumar will be next seen in upcoming sports drama film ‘Gold’.
The upcoming flick will release this Independence Day, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Free India’s first gold medal at the 1948 Olympics.
The film boasts of an ensemble cast including Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Singh, and Sunny Kaushal, among others.
‘Gold’ which marks the debut of TV sensation Mouni Roy on the big screen, is slated to release this Independence Day (August 15).