Neerja (2016) Hindi
Directed by Ram Madhvani
Produced by Atul Kasbekar
Shanti Sivaram Maini
Written by Saiwyn Quadras
Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh (dialogues)
Starring Sonam Kapoor
Release dates : February 19, 2016
Language : Hindi
Description:Neerja is an upcoming 2016 Indian biographical film directed by Ram Madhvani starring Sonam Kapoor in titular role and Shabana Azmi and Shekhar Ravjiani in supporting roles. The film was produced by Atul Kasbekar under the banner of Fox Star Studios. The film revolves around the factual hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan specifically focusing on flight attendant Neerja Bhanot. This film shows how the young flight attendant fought for the lives of her passengers. The film is scheduled for release on February 19, 2016.
Neerja is a biopic on Neerja Bhanot - the daredevil flight attendant of Pan Am. Neerja who lost her life trying to save the lives of passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 on September 5, 1986. This is the story of a 23-year-old girl who found courage and self-sacrifice in an extraordinary moment in her life. She was the youngest person to receive Ashok Chakra posthumously. As per the sources, "Neerja is one of the unsung heroes of India whose story should be an inspiration for everyone. This is her story".