As expected, Airlift is still grossing well at box-office. Positive comments and support from critics is leading this film to the path of success and this is the reason of rejoice for Akshay Kumar(Akki), Nimrat Kaur and the entire team of Airlift. Though it’s making good profit, ‘Airlift’ has now been Tax- free in Uttar Pradesh. It’s a good news, indeed! We all just hope that ‘AIRLIFT’ be Tax-free in other states too!
This film is about the people who suffered the war-zone area of Kuwait in 1990. Air India has the name in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most people evacuated by a civil airliner. The operation was executed during Persian Gulf War in 1990 to evacuate Indian emigrants from Kuwait and Iraq. It is believed to be the largest civilian evacuation in history.The Indians based in Kuwait also helped in the evacuation efforts.
When, Raja Krishna Menon, the director presented the script to Akshay and he agreed to work on it. Mr. Khiladi has done many patriotic movies and says he loves to work on these films and create awareness in our country. Akshay felt that “Airlift” possess way-out potential with better way to present patriotism. Akshay says, “The results speaks for the film. I am very happy with the response and it encourages me to make and be a part of such cinema. These kind of films did not had much prospects when it comes to numbers at the box office!”