AIRLIFT VIDEO JUKEBOX
Airlift movie is directed by Raja Krishna Menon, starring Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur. The film follows Ranjit Katyal (Akshay Kumar), a Kuwait-based businessman, as he carries out the evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait during the Invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
With a budget of ₹30 million (US$470,000), the film premiered worldwide on 22 January 2016. The marketing of the film played an important role in the film’s promotion and collaboration with the flight company Air India, who had a major contribution in the evacuation of a record-breaking number of Indians during the war. The film is featured among the 2016 Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India. The film subsequently won for its background score and acting, notably one Zee Cine Award and one National Film Award.