Nikhil Advani and his film production company Emmay Entertainment & Motion Pictures are proud to announce the commencement of principal photography of the true-life incidents inspired Airlift. Presented by T-Series and Cape of Good, in strategic partnership with Abundantia Entertainment, Airlift stars Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur, along with a carefully cast ensemble of characters.
The film has been conceived and is directed by Raja Krishna Menon. His last outing in this capacity was the critically acclaimed Barah Anna.
An emotional Advani said, “I have a unique relationship with Akshay, having directed him in two films. And now, as his producer, it becomes my responsibility to fully support Raja to ensure we present Akshay in a way that he surpasses audience expectations.”
On the support he has received from Bhushan Kumar, Nikhil concludes “Implicit mutual trust makes for a sincere project. We are grateful that Bhushan ji and his team have made themselves available to Airlift in this manner.”
Airlift will be shot in Mumbai, areas around Gujarat and Rajasthan and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE. The film is expected to release on January 22, 2016.