Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Airlift' will release across 70 screens in the Middle East


Jan,21 2016 15:03:26 IST

Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar is "delighted to inform" that his forthcoming film  Airlift has been cleared for release in the UAE.

The Khiladi actor also adds that the film, which is based on Kuwait-based Indians' evacuation during the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, will be releasing across 70 screens in the Middle East on Thursday.

Akshay Kumar. YouTube Screengrab

Akshay Kumar. YouTube Screengrab

"Delighted to inform fans of #Airlift in UAE that our film has been cleared for release. Its releasing across 70 screens in the Middle East today," Akshay tweeted on Thursday.

This is not the first time that Akshay has featured in a film that promotes the spirit of patriotism. Baby, Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty and Gabbar are some of the films in which he has essayed a responsible countryman.

Airlift also stars Nimrat Kaur and Purab Kohli in key roles. Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the film will release in India on Friday.


Updated Date: Jan 21, 2016 15:05 PM