Akshay Kumar’s look in his upcoming film ‘Airlift’ has generated tremendous curiosity after it was revealed that the film would be about the biggest evacuation in human history.
The actor, who has now made it a habit of releasing multiplex-targeted and stylishly shot thrillers as the first big release of the year, has been cast opposite the talented Nimrat Karu who impressed both the critics and the audience in ‘The Lunchbox’.
Since the film is set in 1990 in Kuwait, during the time when Saddam Hussein invaded the Arab country, the entire setting was recreated perfectly to look like the 90s.
Sources say, Akshay plays Ranjit Katyal, a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who finds himself and the lives of his loved ones in danger. Eventually, he becomes a real-life hero who helps evacuate 1,70,000 Indians from Kuwait.
The film is currently being shot on an old street of Ras-Al-Khaimah, which supposedly looks quite like Kuwait in 1990.