Ace director and producer Nikhil Advani has officially declared his next project as Airlift featuring Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur. Based on a real life story, Airlift is being produced by Nikhil’s Production Company Emmay Entertainment & Motion Pictures. The movie is to be presented by T-Series and Cape of Good in coordination of a strategic partnership with Abundantia Entertainment.
Airlift is to be directed by Raja Krishna Menon who has delivered the critically acclaimed Barah Anna. Nikhil Advani issued a statement stating, “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.”
The director also brought to notice the support he’s been receiving 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 tentative release date of the film is January 22, 2016.