Superstar Akshay Kumar has shared the first poster of his upcoming film Airlift, 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 actor 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.” The film releases on January 22, 2016.