The first teaser of Akshay Kumar’s new film Airlift has been released. Airlift is an edge-of-the-seat entertaining thriller. The story, based on real incidents, is set in 1990 in Kuwait, the time of the famous Gulf War when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait.
The 48-year-old-actor playing Ranjit Katyal, a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who, though initially considers himself a Kuwaiti rather an Indian, finding himself and the lives of his family in danger, becomes eventually the man who helps evacuate 1,70,000 Indians from Kuwait and brings them back safely to India.
The film is directed by Raja Krishna Menon, Airlift also stars Nimrat Kaur as Akshay’s wife and the film slated to hit the screens on January 22, 2016.