Mumbai: A grand mansion, complete with Arabic carpets and interiors resembling an affluent Middle-Eastern household, was created for the shoot.
For Nimrat Kaur this is just the starting as her first film was very different. Nimrats’s Character in Airlift is a much loved woman enjoying a privileged like in an opulent mansion. Amrita is married to billionaire Ranjit Dayal, a Kuwaiti businessman of Indian origin who goes on to strategies and execute the evacuation of Indians trapped in the Gulf-nation after neighbor ing Iraq, led by Saddam Hussein, declared war in the early 90s.
Nimrat says that working with Akshay was being very comfortable even when we shot an intimate scene he was cracking jokes and made me very comfortable.
Airlift is set in the ’90s and the costume designer has come up with a wardrobe for Amrita which resembles that of Kuwait’s richest.The period-drama is produced by Bhushan Kumar, alongwith Nikhil Advani and Vikram Malhotra.It details the world’s largest civil ian evacuation, master minded and spear headed by Kuwaiti billionaire, Ranjit Katyal who used the national carrier Air India, to evacuate over 170,000 Indians.He led the endeavour at the cost of a great personal sacrifice.