Posted on November 17, 2015 at 5:23 am

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Akshay Kumar's Airlift teaser trailer out this Wednesday!

Indian actor Akshay Kumar is now prepping for his forthcoming film Airlift, releasing internationally on January 22, 2016!

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For the last ten days Akshay has been using the hashtag #RewindTo1990, sharing it with all his fans milestone moments in history, the time period during which the film is set. Here are a few tweets he sent out…

one taking us back to when freedom arose in Berlin.

‪#‎RewindTo1990 The beginnings of freedom for East Berlin – Official demolition of the Berlin Wall begins.

 

To the infamous FIFA World Cup.

#RewindTo1990 Some things never change – Germany won the FIFA World Cup in Italy!

To our fave, Sachin’s first century!

Sachin Tendulkar’s 1st Century – The Little Master hits his first test ton against England ‪#‎RewindTo1990.

Fans and the media have been wondering about the motive behind Akshay’s unusual posts, he gave a glimpse into the impetus behind them this weekend when he tweeted,

#RewindTo1990 tensions mount in the Gulf – Iraq deploys troops at the Kuwait border.

The tweet was followed by,

#‎RewindTo1990 More than 1,70,000 Indians become homeless refugees virtually overnight. The Gulf War begins #RewindTo1990 Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait.

With #rewindto1990 trending on social media, Akshay tweeted on Sunday:

As the war escalates, India sends flights to rescue its citizens in Kuwait #‎AirliftTeaserOnWednesday

Airlift is an edge-of-the-seat thriller based on a real incident, which occurred in Kuwait in the 1990s, during the time of the Gulf War. An Indian businessman, Ranjit Katyal played by Akshay Kumar, helping 1,70,000 Indians evacuate, safely, back to their home country at the time of crisis.

The teaser trailer is set to release on November 16, 2015.