Published On: Mon, Sep 21st, 2015

Neeraj Bhanot’s story is an inspiration for me : Sonam Kapoor

It is well known that Bollywood chica Sonam Kapoor is playing the titular role in a biopic based on the story of Neeraj Bhanot, a flight attendant who died saving passengers on a highjacked plane in 1986. She was posthumously awarded the highest award for bravery, Ashok Chakra. Filmmaker Ram Madhvani is directing the film and Shabana Azmi is essaying a crucial role in the film.

Speaking about her experience on working for the film, Sonam Kapoor says the story of Neeraj Bhanot is an inspiring tale for all the young women in India. She added that the brave woman’s story is an inspiration to her and she feels that all young girls can seek courage by watching the film. She concluded saying that the more details about the biopic will be announced soon after the completion of the shoot. Atul Kasbekar is producing the film.