AIRLIFT: Cinekorn Entertainment to Distribute in Asia

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Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in Kolkata (C) WBRi Inc.
Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in Kolkata (WBRi)

Mumbai, January 25 - Akshay Kumar’s Hindi film ‘Airlift’ portrays the heroism of commercial Indian jet pilots in evacuating Indian citizens from Kuwait when Suddam Hussain's Iraq invaded Kuwait in a blatant disregard for international law, eventually leading to the US-led Operation Desert Storm's quick and resounding victory and complete withdrawal and surrender of Iraq.

Cinekorn Entertainment has announced association with ‘Airlift’ in having acquired the distribution rights for the film in the territory of Asia.

Produced by Emmay Entertainment, ‘Airlift’ is based on the true events of the world’s biggest evacuation from Kuwait in 1990. The film released on January 22, 2016 to positive response and Cinekorn Entertainment is distributing the film in all major areas of the continent.

Interview: Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in Kolkata - AIRLIFT is about heroic pilots evacuating Indians from Gulf war

Commenting on the same, Mr. Kalapi Nagada said, “Asia has always been a splurging market for Hindi Films and the numbers are increasing day by day as more of non ethnic audiences have been getting glued to Hindi films. We have acquired the film from B4U Television who is the official international distributor of the film AIRLIFT. We are very positive and confident on the film since in the past Akshay Kumar with Sing is Bliing and Baby has become very popular among local audiences. In fact we plan to go all out in terms of release spread for AIRLIFT from the growing popularity of the past Akshay Kumar films.”

The organization has in the past acquired distribution rights for successful films like Jazbaa, Singh is Bliing, Happy New Year and Haider. These movies were screened at the theatres in Sri Lanka, UAE, Malaysia and Singapore.

Directed by Raja Menon, Airlift features actors Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles.

Cinekorn Entertainment was established in 2009 by Mr. Kalapi Nagada. The organization is a content acquisition, syndication & distribution power house headquartered in Mumbai. Cinekorn Entertainment aims to be the leader in delivery of entertainment experience across the globe.