Actor Akshay Kumar arrives with a patriotic message for audiences with his film Airlift up for release today. Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the film is based on the evacuation of Indians from Kuwait in 1990. Akshay plays an influential businessman. Nimrat Kaur plays his wife.
The film is the third of Akshay's films with a patriotic theme after 2014's Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty and Baby which released in 2015.
Also up for release is the slapstick comedy Kya Kool Hai Hum 3 starring Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani, Mandana Karimi and Claudia Ciesla.
Hollywood has a string of films to offer including David O Russell's Oscar-nominated Joy and Jake Blakeson's The 5th Wave. Joy starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper, revolves around a self-made woman's rise to the top in the ruthless world of business