Airlift Collection : Indian audience has always encouraged patriotic films and the movies which had heart touching content ended up as huge winners at the box-office. Bollywood always had been in front place in making such films and Akshay Kumar is one actor who always preferred patriotic films at regular intervals. (see: SCN collections.)
He recently came up with Holiday in the direction of AR Murugadoss which ended as a huge hit and is a remake of Tamil super hit film Thupakki. Sonakshi Sinha played the female lead in the film. In 2015, Akshay Kumar came up with Baby which is a huge hit all over.
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Neeraj Pandey directed the movie which impressed the audience with its stupendous content of defaming a terrorist operation. Rana Daggubati and Tapsee played the other lead roles in the film and they impressed with their performances. After an enough gap, Akshay Kumar has been impressed with the script of Airlift and he signed the film right on the spot.
One of the main reason of whooping amount in Airlift collections is Raja Krishna Menon who narrated the script has been given the responsibility to direct the film. The movie has been based on a real-life incident and is about the biggest human evacuation that happened in the world. The incident took place during the civil war between Kuwait and Iraq during which lakhs of Indians have been struck on the roads without food and shelter.
The flick has been placed in The Guinness Book of World Records and the film has been shot in Dubai and Rajasthan. Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur played the lead roles in the talkie which released all over on January 22nd across the world.
The theatrical trailer of the film caught everyone’s attention which raised the heat on the flick and the expectations on the film reached the peaks. The movie received stupendous openings all over and the film has been declared as a super hit right on the first day. The talkie received huge positive word of mouth all over and the makers have been quite delighted with the film’s response.
12 Days Airlift 2nd Tuesday Box Office
Airlift 12th Day Collection – Rs. 2.5 cr [early estimates]
Airlift Box Office Collections – Rs. 107.8 + 35.23 crore [domestic + overseas][to be updated]
The movie collected Rs 83.5 crores in its first week among the domestic circles and the movie smashed all the existing records of Akshay Kumar’s films. His last highest collection was Rowdy Rathore which minted Rs 79.2 crores. Airlift collected Rs 107.62 crores in 12 days of its box office run across the country.
Airlift roared across the International circles too and the film minted over Rs 40 crores across the world which have been huge. Akshay Kumar thanked the audience for making the film a huge hit.