Nimrat Kaur to play Akshay Kumar’s wife in 'Airlift'
Wed, Sep 03, 2014 02:30:24 GMT
Akshay Kumar is in no mood to slow down. The actor has a slew of films lined up, and one of them is Airlift, which he is also co-producing. For the movie, Akshay is teaming up with Nimrat Kaur.
Yes, The Lunchbox charmer Nimrat Kaur has been roped in for the film Airlift. This will be Nimrat’s first commercial outing. The movie is an actioner and Akshay plays Ranjit Katyal, a billionaire businessman who aids a high-profile rescue operation.
Sounds interesting! Bhushan Kumar's T-Series along with Cape of Good Films, Crouching Tigers and Emmay Entertainment will jointly produce Airlift. The movie is going to be directed by Raja Krishna Menon and is inspired by real life incidents of human evacuation especially in war zone areas. It’s learnt that the film will be made on the lines of sleek Hollywood thrillers and goes on floors in May 2015.
Nimrat Kaur will be seen as Akshay’s wife in the movie. “We were looking for an actress with a strong persona to play his wife which will do justice to the strong emotional support the lead character needs. Nimrat has done a really good job in her previous films and made a mark in the industry. I am happy she is on board for the role,” Bhushan Kumar is quoted as saying.
Akshay Kumar and co. will extensively shoot in the Middle East to recreate Kuwait's war zone. The actor will be seen next in the movie Baby.