Mouni Roy will be making her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar in Gold, producer Ritesh Sidhwani says she got it because of her talent.
Ritesh Sidhwani, who is the producer of the film, ‘Gold’ has cleared all the rumours about the actress Mouni Roy bagging the role in Akshay Kumar’s Gold due to Salman Khan’s recommendation.
Sidhwani stated that Roy is very talented and she is not recommended by anybody.
Gold marks the debut of Mouni Roy, Sidhwani said. He also said that the actress gave a perfect audition as per the requirement and that is why she got selected.
The film Gold, is being made under the banners of Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment.
There were reports that Salman Khan suggested the filmmakers to take the Naagin actress in Gold.
Gold is directed by Reema Kagti and it is based on India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation in the year 1948 at games of the XIV Olympiad, London.
Gold is all set to release on 15 August, 2018.