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Airlift (2016) Airlift' featured Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles. Raja Krishna Menon shaped the project. This is one of the most expected movies in 2016. The movie is based on biggest evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait during Iraq - Kuwait war. The movie is about story of Ranjith Katyal (Akshay Kumar). He is a powerful business tycoon who makes his living in Kuwait. He is married to Amrita Katyal (Nimrat Kaur). He always thinks himself as a 'Kuwaiti' more than an Indian. His life was lavish and luxurious until Iraq invades Kuwait. The whole scenario changes for hi, as he finds out no one has command over Iraqi soldiers. One of the Iraqi major offers an escape route for Ranjit and his spouse. But he declines saying that he cannot leave his fellow Indians at stake. And he transforms into a Kind hearted leader. He contacts Indian embassy and seeks help. Along with other Indians, he faces lots of odds and he travel thousands of Kilometers to cross Jordan border. What happens next is a thrilling tale of emotions and events..
Filmibeat.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3.5/5

irlift is the movie to watch this weekend! A must watch for every Indian!.

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Koimoi.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3/5

Airlift is definitely a one-time watch since it is a story of an unsung hero and also India’s proud moment. Akshay Kumar certainly gives an impressive performance.

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Bollywoodlife.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3/5

Watch Airlift coz it tells a very important story that never got a mention in our history books. And also because the attempt to try out such subjects and storylines is applause worthy. Only if there were less songs and an editor who could tighten the len.

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Indiaglitz.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  4.5/5

It is patriotic, heroic and what not. Do not even think about giving this a miss, you may end loosing a good two something hours of your life..

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Mid-day.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  4/5

Menon's deft execution of the plot in hand, crisp editing (Hemanti Sarkar), dialogues which are perfectly tailored for the script, and good cinematography (Priya Seth) make this film a must watch. Don't miss it..

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Behindwoods.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3.25/5

Verdict: Airlift will lift your opinion on India one notch higher..

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Indianexpress.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3.5/5

But overall, ‘Airlift’ is a good film, solidly plotted, well executed and well-acted. Just lose the songs, and the occasional underlined background music the next time, okay?.

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  4/5

Yet, Airlift works because it conveys a time when armies will attack civilians - you're struck by how IS was born from the Iraqi army's core - and raises Bollywood's generic bar. Plus, it movingly celebrates the most beautiful flag in the world..

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Firstpost.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3/5

These flaws do hurt Airlift, but it still remains a deeply humane film. It is, of course, a straightforward commercial film, which is not unfamiliar to silly compromises, but one that’s also not sheepish about the fact that it cares. Sometimes that’s .

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Rediff.com  (Jan 23, 2016)
Rating:  3.5/5

Even when toasting a true story, say our movies, a superstar is worth more than a real hero..

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