A one of its kind war-thriller movie, Airlift really glorified India. Airlift was directed by Raja Krishna Menon and released on 22nd January, 2016. The movie featured Akshay Kumar in the lead role as Ranjit Katyal and the super talented Nimrat Kaur as his wife, Amrita. With an exceptional praise from the viewers and at the box office, Airlift collected Rs. 128.1 Crores and was ranked amongst the top three highest grossing movies of 2016.