With ‘Airlift’ box office collections soaring to Rs 12 cr on day 1, Akshay Kumar says ‘humbled by response’

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Mumbai | Updated: January 24, 2016 5:35 PM

With 'Airlift' box office collections rising fast in India and abroad (Rs 21 crore gross), action star Akshay Kumar has thanked fans for the love and support showered on the Raja Krishna Menon directorial, which has come in for praise from most reviewers.

airlift, airlift box office, airlift collections, airlift box office collections, airlift first day collection, airlift akshay kumarAirlift box office collections soared to Rs 12 core on first day itself. With Akshay Kumar in lead, the film tells the story of an unsung hero who provided help in the evacuation of Kuwait-based Indians during the Iraq-Kuwait war at the cost of putting his life, as well as those of his family, in extreme danger. (Bollywood Hungama)

With ‘Airlift’ box office collections rising fast in India and abroad (Rs 21 crore gross), action star Akshay Kumar has thanked fans for the love and support showered on the Raja Krishna Menon directorial, which has come in for praise from most reviewers.

The film which revolves around the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait during the 1990 Iraq-Kuwait war, released on Friday, January 22. And Airlift first day collection was over Rs 12 crore at the Indian box office alone.

“I don’t know how to thank you all for every ounce of all your love and support for #Airlift, feeling extremely humbled,” Akshay tweeted on Sunday.

The film tells the story of an unsung hero who provided help in the evacuation of Kuwait-based Indians during the Iraq-Kuwait war at teh cost of putting his life, as well as those of his family, in extreme danger.

‘Airlift’ also stars Nimrat Kaur, Feryna Wazheir and Purab Kohli.

Nimrat Kaur also followed the star in thanking the movie-goers, and posted: “So grateful to each of you the love. Feel so fortunate to have been associated with this incredible story. #Airlift.”

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