Airlift (2016)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 4 mins

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When Kuwait was being invaded by Iraq, leaving approximately 1,70,000 Indians trapped, Ranjit Katyal, an Indian member facilitates the largest human evacuation to save his fellow civilians.
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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur

Crew: Raja Krishna Menon (Director), Priya Seth (Director of Photography), Amal Mallik (Music Director), Ankit Tiwari (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Drama, Thriller, War

Release Dates: 22 Jan 2016 (India), 22 Jan 2016 (Malaysia), 21 Jan 2016 (UAE)

Hindi Name: एयरलिफ्ट

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Very good movie

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Airlift is now the crown of the Indian Cinema!
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Akshay Kumar is getting better and better with the patriotic themed movies he has started doing recently. The Khiladi strikes again with this biopic. Airlift is a must watch for every Indian. The movie actually gives you an adrenaline rush. The patriotic side of you will get you very emotional during the movie. This movie is top notch. You cannot even think about missing this movie.

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as Ranjit Dayal
as Amrita Katyal
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as Tasneem
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as Poonawalla
as Sanjiv Kohli
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as Embassy Officer
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as Brij
as George Kutty
as Ibrahim Durrani
as Prince

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Camera:
ARRI ALEXA M
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies) [Digital]
Tracklist
Music Label: T-Series
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04:40
02 
04:30
Music Director: Ankit Tiwari
Lyricist: Rakesh Kumaar
Playback Singer: Ankit Tiwari, Arijit Singh
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03:42
Music Director: Amal Mallik
Lyricist: Rakesh Kumaar
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04:31
Music Director: Amal Mallik
Lyricist: Rakesh Kumaar
Playback Singer: Krishnakumar Kunnath
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04:41
Music Director: Amal Mallik
Lyricist: Rakesh Kumaar
Playback Singer: Arijit Singh
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Trivia:
Purab Kohli collaborated with Akshay Kumar for the first time.

Principal photography of the film began on 21 February.

Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur started shooting for this film on 23 February 2015.

The sets in Ras Al-Khaima, UAE were re-designed to depict Kuwait during the 1990s

Akshay Kumar learned Arabic for his role as a Kuwait-based businessman.

After the real life mission was successful, Air India entered the Guinness Book of World Records for being a civil airline that helped evacuate the highest number of people ever.

The film is based on the biggest evacuation operation of Indians in Kuwait during Saddam Hussein's rule.
Filming Start Date:
21 Feb 2015