Akshay Kumar was recently approached by Raja Krishna Menon who offered him the lead role in his movie â€œAirliftâ€ which is based on the Iraqi invasion. The generous actor who is known to sign all scripts that come by his way agreed to do the movie.
The movie will have Akki essaying the character of Ranjit Katyal who is a wealthy businessman settled in Kuwait. During the Iraq invasion, Ranjit becomes an important character where he becomes the hope of other 1,70,000 Indians settled in Kuwait. The movie depicts their journey towards the borders of Amman where one of the biggest human evacuations takes place.
The movie which is to be presented by T-series and Cape of Good Films goes on floors in April 2015.