First poster of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Airlift’ released

Mumbai: The Khiladi is all set to set the silver screen on fire with his upcoming flick Airlift. Its creating a lot of buzz ever since superstar Akshay Kumar shared the first poster of the movie, based on the biggest evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait during the Iraq-Kuwait war (1990-91).

The movie, directed by Raja Krishna Menon, also stars “The Lunchbox” actress Nimrat Kaur.

The black-and-white poster shows an aircraft flying above a runway, laden with smoke and fume.

Written on the poster is, “1,70,000 Refugees, 488 Flights, 59 days, 1 man.”

“Mark the date guys… @AirliftFilm releases on 22nd January, 2016. #AirliftTeaserOnWednesday,” Akshay captioned the poster.

The 48-year-old actor further tweeted, “How many people know about the Kuwait evacuation? I’m proud to be part of a film that brings this true story alive.”

Excited about her hubby’s upcoming film, Twinkle Khanna also expressed her views on the first look on Twitter.

Here is the first look of the film:


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