Airlift released last Friday and many of you might have watched it already. It is based on India’s largest and most successful rescue operation which was carried out in Kuwait. Around 170000 were evacuated from Kuwait during gulf war in 1990.
The film’s maker have said that though details of men involved in this operation were very less, two persons Sunny Matthews and Vedi were involved in the operation. Akshay Kumar’s Character Ranjit Katyal is based on these characters.
Rhea Matthews wrote a facebook post for her grandfather remembering his great work during the turmoil.
Yes only some can take such a huge responsibilty of taking 1.7 lakh people with them.
Salutes to people like Sunny Matthews and Vedi.