Airlift is the upcoming Bollywood film which will be released in 2016. The film is directed by Raja Krishna Menon and Akshay Kumar will be seen in the lead role. The actor has had a good year till now as his movies have done quite well. Entertainment and Holiday were the to successful films this year. Airlift is a thriller film and the movie will be produced under the banner of Cape of Good Films, T-Series Super Cassettes Industries Ltd., Crouching Tiger Motion Pictures and Emmay Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
A lot of shooting locations in India are covered by the director like, Bhuj, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Rajasthan, etc. The actress Nimrat Kaur will be working opposite to Akshay Kumar in the film who appeared in many small film roles when she stepped in the industry. She also worked in the film Lunchbox and was screened in 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
The concept of the film is inspired by real life incidents of human evacuation in the war prone zones and the director of the film had to recreate Kuwait and Baghdad of 1990.
The film Airlift is about the story of Indians who were stranded in Kuwait during miserable times. About 1, 70,000 Indians were trapped in Kuwait and the film is about how the Indian Government worked to get those Indians back safely to their home. The story is interesting and based on reality which covers the real incident about the biggest evacuation ever in the history of mankind.