Updated: January 25, 2016 8:27:45 am
After the successful takeoff of his film “Airlift”, Akshay Kumar has thanked his fans for the love and support showered on the Raja Krishna Menon directorial.
The film, which revolves around the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait during the 1990 Iraq-Kuwait war, released on January 22, and on the opening day earned over Rs.12 crore at the ticket window.
“I don’t know how to thank you all for every ounce of all your love and support for #Airlift, feeling extremely humbled,” Akshay tweeted on January 24. (Read: Airlift box office collections: Akshay Kumar’s film earns Rs 26.95 cr. in two days)
— Ranjit Katiyal (@akshaykumar) January 23, 2016
The film tells the story of an unsung hero who provided help in the evacuation of Kuwait-based Indians during the Iraq-Kuwait war. (Also read: Airlift review: Akshay’s film is well executed and well-acted)
“Airlift” also stars Nimrat Kaur, Feryna Wazheir and Purab Kohli.
Nimrat also followed the star in thanking the movie-goers, and posted: “So grateful to each of you the love. Feel so fortunate to have been associated with this incredible story. #Airlift.”
— AMRITA KATIYAL (@NimratOfficial) January 24, 2016
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