Discussing the trailer that has inspired an emotional response with groups of onlookers, Akshay says, “When the Indian banner goes up in Airlift , it’s not only the crowd that gets goosebumps. I felt the same when I heard the script. It’s a gallant, energetic story, in light of genuine occasions that couldn’t have come at a superior time than the Republic Day weekend.”
On August 2, 1990, amid the Bay War when Saddam Hussain attacked Kuwait, 1,70,000 Indians were trapped. The motion picture, taking into account genuine occasions, will see Akshay trying the part of Ranjit Katyal (a rich Indian, situated in Kuwait). It is a brave story of how he spares the lives of 1,70,000 Indians.
Each and every Indian was emptied with the assistance of 488 Air India flights over a time of 59 days. This clearing has additionally been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest one ever. Another clearing of Indians occurred in 2015, when our military emptied 4,640 Indians from Yemen.