Take Off, the thriller based on the ordeal and rescue of stranded nurses in the terrorist-hit Tikrit, was a critically and commercially well-received movie.The 2017 was a multi-starrer with Parvathy doing the main role of a brave nurse. The film is about the rescue operations undertaken by the forces in bringing back the Malayalee nurses stranded in the war-hit region. Director Mahesh Narayanan reveals that the then External Affairs Minister Ms Sushma Swaraj was instrumental in bringing the nurses held as hostage from the clutches of terrorists. Her team of bureaucrats had assisted the crew with vital details. Mahesh revealed that Sushma provided all support for the film and signaled the team to go ahead.