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 January 21.
“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.
Delighted 2 inform fans of #Airlift in UAE that our film has been cleared for release.Its releasing across 70 screens in d Middle East today
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 21, 2016
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. (Read: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur promote ‘Airlift’ at Air India office)
“Airlift” also stars Nimrat Kaur and Purab Kohli in key roles. Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the film will release in India on January 22.