Sonam Kapoor’s biopic of Neerja Bhanot to release on 19th February

Sonam Kapoor’s upcoming film Neerja will be showcased in cinemas around the country on February 19. This film revolves around the real life story of Neerja Bhanot, an air hostess who lost her life while trying to rescue the hijacked on PanAm flight in Karachi in 1986. The film stars Sonam Kapoor in the titular role, while Shabana Azmi stars in a supporting role. For this act, Neerja was posthumously awarded The Ashok Chakra, India’s highest civilian award for bravery, as well as the Tamgha-e-Insaaniyat Award by the government of Pakistan to commemorate her brave act in times of crisis.