Well, the point of Prakash's character was to be annoying, wasn't it? Your annoyance is perhaps a validation on some level. Or I might be biased because of his superb presence in Talwar. And Imanulhaq was plain miscast.
But we can all agree Kumud was excellent and I was very happy with the nod to all the officials who serve beyond call of duty but stay invisible.
Psychology says that the most recent part of an event is most likely to stick in memory. This makes itself evident in the movies because the movies that start off with a bang but taper off gradually are far less likely to be evaluated favourably as opposed to movies which have dull beginnings but take off eventually. Airlift is one of the latter. It has a sadly unimpactful first half but hey, it takes off after that. And in some ways, it soars.
Touted to be based on real-life incidents, Airlift follows the efforts of Kuwaiti Indian Ranjit Katiyal (Akshay Kumar) trying to arrange....