Mumbai: Akshay Kumar is gearing up for the release of his latest – Airlift – which is slated to release this Friday. The film with a patriotic theme will rekindle nationalism in every Indian’s heart, believes Akshay.
The hunk of an actor, who is busy promoting the film based on a true event, he got an opportunity to rub shoulders with Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt. of India, Vijay Kumar Singh.
Akshay took to Twitter to share a picture with the Minister who played a pivotal role in the evacuation of Indians and other nationals stranded in Yemen last year.
Akki’s tweet read:
Honoured to meet Gen. Vijay Kumar Singh,the key man behind rescue mission Operation Raahat during the Yemen Crisis pic.twitter.com/opKEKBg9pJ
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 18, 2016
The Minister and former Army Chief responded to Akshay’s tweet by saying:
— Vijay Kumar Singh (@Gen_VKSingh) January 18, 2016