Airlift (2016) Full Movie Analysis: Story, Cast, Review, Budget, Box Office Collection, Ratings & More

Airlift 2016 Full Movie Analysis 1

Airlift is a 2016 Indian Hindi language historical drama film directed by Raja Krishna Menon. It is produced by Nikkhil Advani, Monisha Adwani, Aruna Bhatia, Bhushan Kumar, Gaurav Nanda, Krishan Kumar and Vikram Malhotra under the banners of Abundantia Entertainment, Cape of Good Films, Emmay Entertainment, Hari Om Entertainment, T-Series and Viacom 18 Motion Picture. The film star Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur are in title roles. The music was composed by Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari and Arijit Dutta.

Airlift (2016) Full Movie Analysis: Release Date, Story, Cast, Budget, Box Office Collection, Trailer, Songs, Awards, Review, Ratings & More

GenreHistorical /Drama
Directed byRaja Krishna Menon
Star CastAkshay Kumar
Nimrat Kaur
Produced byNikkhil Advani
Monisha Adwani
Aruna Bhatia
Bhushan Kumar
Gaurav Nanda
Krishan Kumar
Vikram Malhotra
Abundantia Entertainment
Cape of Good Films
Emmay Entertainment
Hari Om Entertainment
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Written byRaja Krishna Menon
Suresh Nair
Rahul Nangia
Ritesh Shah
CinematographyPriya Seth
Edited byHemanti Sarkar
Music bySongs:
Amaal Mallik
Ankit Tiwari
Background score:
Arijit Dutta
Distributed byPrateek Entertainment
Reliance Entertainment
B4U Motion Pictures
Luv Films
White Hill Studios
Cinekorn Entertainment
Release date22 January 2016 (India)
Running time125 minutes
Budget₹320 million
Box officeest. ₹2.31 billion

Airlift Movie Storyline

Airlift Movie Cast and Crew

  • Akshay Kumar as Ranjit Katyal
  • Nimrat Kaur as Amrita Katyal
  • Inaamulhaq as Major Khalaf bin Zayd
  • Avtar Gill as Amrit Pal
  • Feryna Wazheir as Tasneem
  • Purab Kohli as Ibrahim Durrani
  • Prakash Belawadi as George Kutty
  • Pawan Chopra as Brij
  • Lena as George Kutty’s wife
  • Kumud Mishra as Sanjeev Kohli
  • Arun Bali as Bauji
  • Ninad Kamat as Kurien
  • Kaizaad Kotwal as Behram Poonawalla
  • Gunjan Malhotra as Meher Poonawalla
  • Surendra Pal as External Affairs Minister
  • Sanjay Bhatia as Official at Indian Embassy in Amman
  • Rajesh Jais as Official at Indian Embassy in Iraq
  • Parveen Kaur as Ashok’s Wife & Amirta Katyal’s Friend
  • Pooja Nair as Preethi

Airlift Movie Budget

Airlift is made on the budget of ₹320.00 crore all inclusive.

CostCost Amount
Production CostNA
Prints and AdvertisementNA
Total Cost₹320 million Approx.

Airlift Movie Box Office Collection

Airlift earned ₹12.35 Crore at the India box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹14.60 Crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹17.35 Crore, taking total opening weekend collection to ₹83.50 crore.

WeekNet Collection
Week 1 Collection₹83.50 crore
Week 2 Collection₹28.79 crore
Week 3 Collection₹11.97 crore
Week 4 Collection ₹2.43 crore
Total 1 Month Collection₹126.69 crore
Overall CollectionAmount
India Nett₹128.10 crore
India Gross₹183.00 crore
Overseas₹48.00 crore
Worldwide Collection₹231.00 crore

Airlift movie has done overall box office collection of estimated ₹231.00 crore

Airlift Movie Awards


Airlift Movie Videos

Airlift Movie Trailer

Airlift Movie Songs

1)  Soch Na Sake Full Video Song
3) Tu Bhoola Jise Full Video Song
4) Mera Nachan Nu Full Video Song

Airlift Movie Review

Airlift Movie Ratings

Airlift Movie IMDB Rating is 8 out of 10, PrimesWorld Rating for the Airlift movie is 8 out of 10, Along with this Rotten Tomatoes Rating for the Airlift movie is 83 out of 100, Also, overall Book My Show Rating for the Airlift movie is 87 out of 100, and the Times Of India Rating for the Airlift movie is 4 out of 5.

CRITIC Ratings

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Overall Ratings

Our overall critic’s rating is an average of the sub scores below.


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