Airlift Movie Premier on Colors Channel Wiki Full Detail

Hindi channels Colors and Colors HD are all set to present the world television premiere of Akshay’s recent movie 'Airlift' .

Airlift is an uplifting and entertaining edge-of-the-seat thriller and is the story of the biggest ever human evacuation in the history of mankind.

The film follows Ranjit Katyal (Akshay Kumar), a Kuwait-based businessman, as he carries out the evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait during the Invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein's Iraq.


It is in this scenario that  Ranjit Katyal (played by Akshay Kumar), a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who has always seen himself as a Kuwaiti, rather than an Indian, realizes that he no longer wields any influence on the Iraqis, and that he and his family are in as much danger as anyone else.
Airlift Movie Premier on Colors Channel Wiki Full Detail
Airlift Movie Premier on Colors Channel Wiki Full Detail

Ranjit unknowingly becomes the man who all 170,000 Indians look up to for getting them out safely from Kuwait. Airlift is the story of Indians stranded in Kuwait during this traumatic time. A story of how they, with the help of Ranjit Katyal, managed to survive the Iraqi invasion, and against all odds traveled a thousand kilometers across the border into Amman, Jordan.

From Amman, 170,000 Indians were brought home by the largest and the most successful evacuation ever attempted by any country, in the history of the world. Over 59 days, the Indian government systematically flew over 488 Air India commercial flights into a war zone to evacuate all 170,000 Indians and safely bring them back home.


  • Akshay Kumar as Ranjit Katyal, (based on Mathunny Mathews)
  • Nimrat Kaur as Amrita Katyal
  • Inaamulhaq as Major Khalaf bin Zayd
  • Feryna Wazheir as Tasneem
  • Lena as Deepti Jayarajan
  • Purab Kohli as Ibrahim Durrani


  1. Soch Na Sake
  2. Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi
  3. Mera Nachan Nu
  4. Tu Bhoola Jise

Telecast Detail

The world television premiere of ‘Airlift’ will air on May 2016  on Colors and Colors HD.
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