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Hindi | 2 hr 1 min | Release Date Jan 22, 2016

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About Airlift

Airlift was released on Jan 22, 2016 and was directed by Raja Menon .This movie is 2 hr 1 min in duration and is available in Hindi language. Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Kumud Mishra and Prakash Belawadi are playing as the star cast in this movie. You can watch the movie online on Voot, as long as you are a subscriber to the video streaming OTT platform. Airlift scores a 8.0 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch in the Drama genre.


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Airlift Trailer and Promotional Videos

AIRLIFT Movie 2015 Promotions | Akshay Kumar. Nimrat Kaur, Lena - YouTube
  • Akshay Kumar & Nimrat Kaur's EXCLUSIVE Interview | Airlift | SpotboyE - YouTube

Popular Dialogues

  • 1.Humari koi aukaat nahi hai, agar humari pehchan hai to sirf ek ki hum Kuwaiti nahi Hindustaani hain. …Saath hain to kuch hain warna nothing".

  • 2.Unhe bacha sakta hai to vo desh jisko unhone khud yaad karna band kar diya tha."

  • 3."Ab jo sabka hoga humara hogs"

  • 4."Delhi ko bhi kya kosna, yahan bhot se aaise hain jinki ginti me aaj se 10 din pehle tak Delhi nahi thi. Kuwaiti samajhne lage the apne aap ko."

  • 5."Aadmi ki fitrat hi aisi hai, chhot lagti hai na toh aadmi maa maa hi chilata hai sabse pehle"

  • 6."Mujhe bhi yahan se nikalna hai... par in sab ka arrangement karne ke baad."

  • 7."Airlift'..... Hindustaniyo ke liye Hindustaan ki sabse kaamyaab koshish".

  • 8."Galati pe tokna bahut aasaan hai ... par galati karne ki himmat rakhna bahut mushkil

Movie Awards and Nomination

  • Awards of the International Indian Film Academy (2017)
  • Popular Award [Winner] Best Playback Singer - Female: Tulsi Kumar
  • Global Indian Music Awards (2016)
  • Film Music Award [Winner] Best Duet: Arijit Singh,Tulsi Kumar
  • Mirchi Music Awards, IN (2017)
  • Listeners' Choice Award [Winner] Song of the Year: Amaal Mallik,Kumaar,Arijit Singh,Tulsi Kumar
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, India (2016)
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award [Nominee] Favorite Actor - Movie: Akshay Kumar
  • Screen Awards, IN (2017)
  • Screen Award [Nominee] Best Actor: Akshay Kumar


1. After the real-life mission was successful, Air India entered the Guinness Book of World Records for being a civil airline that helped evacuate the highest number of people ever.
2. The central character, Ranjit Katyal is based on Mr. Mathunny Mathews (popularly known as Toyota Sunny) a prominent businessman in Kuwait. He was there till the last flight took off with Indians on board.
3. The film is based on the biggest evacuation operation of Indians in Kuwait during Saddam Hussein's rule.
4. The sets in Ras Al-Khaima, UAE were re-designed to depict Kuwait during the 1990s.
5. Akshay Kumar learned Arabic for his role as a Kuwait-based businessman.
6. Airlift is the first Indian film that is based on the Gulf War.
7. Akshay Kumar stated that Balraj Sahni's role in the film Waqt (1965) is his inspiration for the role where an earthquake shatters the peaceful life of Sahni's character.
8. Airlift's WOM is the highest for any Hindi film since 2013 with a rating of 79.
9. Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur started shooting for this film on 23 February 2015.
10. The film is based on the real-life evacuation of Indians from Kuwait when Saddam Hussein attacked Kuwait.
11. The movie was criticized for oversimplifying the complex operation of the airlift.
12. Purab Kohli collaborated with Akshay Kumar for the first time.
13. While initially slated for release, it was eventually banned from cinemas in Kuwait for undisclosed reasons.
14. The film had its highest opening in the Emirates with the amount of AED 900,000, breaking the records of the widest released film.
15. Principal photography of the film began on 21 February.
  • Budget

    32 Crores

  • Box office collection

    231 Crores

  • Filming Location

    Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

  • Production Details

    Cape of Good Films ,Emmay Entertainment,T-Series

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Airlift FAQ's

The release date of Airlift is Jan 22, 2016.

Airlift scores a 8 digit binge rating out of 10 and is a brilliant movie to watch.

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The star cast of Airlift are : Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Kumud Mishra and Prakash Belawadi.

Airlift is directed by Raja Menon.

You can watch Airlift online on Voot.

This movie is available in Hindi language.

This movie is available in Drama genre.


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