Akshay Kumar, fondly known as the Khiladi of Bollywood, has made successful action thriller movies with stunts that no one else can do. The actor, has come up with yet another action packed movie titled Airlift.
While every other Bollywood movie is based on love stories. Akshay Kumar's, Airlift, is a clear winner for the term, 'different'.
It's been very long, since Bollywood took real life incidents and made a movie out of it. Airlift, is based on a real life war, which occured when between Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990.
The trailer of Airlift is so gripping, that Bollywood personalities took to Twitter and appreciated the movies plot. Film-maker Karan Johar, tweeted as, "Super trailer!!! Films like these are so rare!! Must watch!!!"
Arjun Rampal, who is busy shooting for his upcoming flick Rock On 2, in Shillong, tweeted as, "Awesome trailer of #Airlift congrats to @nickadvani @akshaykumar T Series @vikramix @Purab_Kohli looking forward to this one."
Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is currently shooting for Aanand L Rai's next, along with Ayushmann Khurrana, got excited about the trailer and tweeted as, "Loved loved the teaser for #Airlift.Taken the craft a notch above. Am actually excited about watching it."
Airlift, is a one of the rare movies in Bollywood, that would showcase the heroism of Indian Government by bringing back the stranded Indian's to their homeland.
In fact, after seeing the heroic acts of the Indian Government, an entrepreneur from UK, Richard Branson, sent his Virgin Airlines to Kuwait, and brought UK citizens back to their homeland during the turmoil. Now, would Airlift, feature Richard Branson's heroics too, is still not known.
Airlift, stars Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in the lead. The movie is all set to hit the theatres on January 22, 2016.
We have sorted out 10 best scenes from Akshay Kumar's Airlift. Click on the slides to see more!
Akshay Kumar, is shown as a successful entrepreneur and businessman in Kuwait, and is featured on the country's top magazines. Nimrat Kaur, is also seen on the cover page of a magazine.
Living The Dream
Akshay Kumar, is seen rubbing shoulders with Kuwait's top notch people. The actor also says in the trailer that, many people in Kuwait want to be associated with him and his work.
A luxurious life goes down when Kuwait is invaded by Saddam Hussein's Iraq. The picture shows Kuwait burning and in turmoil. The streets are filled with chaos and uncertainity.
A shocking scene in Airlift trailer shows the madness of war, when a man is shot-dead by soldiers in broad daylight, right in front of his family and beloved ones outside their residence.
This Is War
Akshay Kumar, faces the fate of war and is dragged out from his car by gun wielding soldiers. The actor is being shown caught by the collar, and extremely close to death.
A scene in the trailer depicts Indians being stranded in Kuwait and they just want to get back home. Passports of various Indians are shown, who are trying to contact the Indian Government for help.
No Help In Sight
Airlift trailer shows, how war changes people's lives to the worse. Indian's are seen stranded inside an office with no food and help. Akshay Kumar, is also one among these people stranded.
All Hope Is Gone
Akshay Kumar, who lived a luxurious life in Kuwait, is seen crying while the background depicts everything around him burning. It is assumed that life would end here with no help from anyone.
Coming Back To Life
The trailer suddenly comes to life when the Indian flag is raised high at the Queen Alia International Airport, which signifies the Indian Government is all set to bring back every single Indian back to India.
An aeroplane is shown flying along the sun rays. The Indian Government holds the Guinness Book of World Records for rescuing 111,711 Indians by airlifting them back to Mumbai. The operation lasted for 59 days.