India releases Airlift, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, Joy, The 5th Wave and Jugni this Friday.
Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, this is a story of modern patriotism based on a real life story of the largest human evacuation carried out in 1990 in Kuwait. When Iraq attacked Kuwait in 1990, a large population of resident Indians were left as refugees, homeless and country-less. In no time they lost everything financial status, home and even the basic right of safety.
The 170,000 Indians were evacuated by 488 flights in 59 days and one man Ranjit Katyal is the mastermind behind this. Soon after this mission was successful, Air India entered the Guinness Book of World Records for being a civil airline that helped evacuate the maximum number of people ever!
Akshay Kumar plays the role of Ranjit Katyal, who saved his family and many others from the doom they witness. The film also features Nimrat Kaur and Feryna Wazheir.
According to Akshay Kumar this story is fit for school text books, as everyone should be aware of the brave deeds and the sacrifices people made during these turbulent times.
Directed by debut filmmaker Shefali Bhushan, this is a romantic film with Sugandha Garg and Siddhanth Behl in the lead roles. The film also has Sadhana Singh as Siddhant’s mother. The story of Vibhavari who wants to make it big as a music director and sets out to a village in search for some soulful music. In the journey of the search she ends up finding love. Another love story on the way …
Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3:
They call themselves India’s first Porn-Com film. Directed by Umesh Ghadge, this is a sex-comedy film with Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani and Mandana Karimi in lead roles. The third in the Kyaa Kool Hain Hum series the story revolves around two porn-stars out of which one falls in love with a sweet homely girl.
The father of the girl is very orthodox and wants to meet the boys sweet family. So a fake family is created overnight full of other co-actors who hilariously mess up the whole situation.
Directed by David O. Russell, this is an biographical film based on the life of Joy Mangano. Joy who is a divorcee with children becomes a Millionaire overnight and overcomes all hurdles. The film features Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in the lead roles.
Jennifer Lawrence got the Best Actress award at the Golden Globe Awards 2016 and has also been nominated in the best actress category for the Oscars 2016.
The 5th Wave:
Directed by J Blakeson, this is a sci-fi thriller based on a novel by the same name by Rick Yancey. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson and Ron Livingston.
It is the story of a brave sister who fights all odds to save her younger brother from an alien invasion which is destroying the Earth.
That’s all for this Friday. Till next week … ciao.