Bringing the real-life story of twenty-three-year-old braveheart Neerja Bhanot on the silver screen, Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who essayed the role in 2016 biopic, has shared a heartfelt post as the film completes four years. The film showed the life and the incident that took courageous young flight attendant’s life, who suffered the terrorists’ bullets while trying to save passengers from a hijacked plane and passed away on September 5, 1986. Also Read - Sonam Kapoor Ahuja Raises The Hotness Quotient, Strikes Sultry Poses in Latest Photoshoot
Taking to Instagram, Sonam shared a series of pictures. In the first picture, she shared her look from the film, Neerja, followed by the photo of real-life Neerja Bhanot. The third picture is with Neerja’s mother and the forth, which is text picture, reads, “Neerja Bhanot has become an inspiration to one and all since the dramatic events of the Pan Am Flight 73 – Bombay to New York unfolded in 1986. She died shielding three children from a hail of gunfire. Her bravery will forever be a lasting tribute to the finest qualities of the human spirit.” Also Read - Sonam Kapoor Ahuja Takes Internet by Storm With Sultry Pictures in Molten Gold-Sparkling Silver Lehenga
Sharing the post, Sonam wrote, “Portraying a young girl from Bombay who saved the lives of the 359 passengers on-board Pan AM Flight 73 was not only challenging but also a great honour. As the movie completes its 4th anniversary, I would want people to recall how fear gave courage to the young Neerja Bhanot. She was the true icon of bravery, strength and sacrifice for our country. She continues to be an inspiration to everyone. #4YearsOfNeerja @atulkasbekar #ShabanaAzmi #RamMadhvani @jimsarbhforreal @shekharravjiani #Saiwyn #BlingGlobal @foxstarhindi @sayunkytha.” (sic) Also Read - Sonam Kapoor Ahuja's Bold Look in Revealing Black Dress at Malang's Premiere Will Instantly Make You go Weak in Knees
Take a look at the post here:
The Ram Madhvani directorial, Neerja, was based on the real-life story of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot who saved the lives of 359 passengers on board the Pan Am Flight 73, which was hijacked in Pakistan. Braveheart Neerja Bhanot gave up her life two days before she would have turned 23, to save a large group of American children during a terrorist hijack of the Pan-Am flight at Karachi international airport in Pakistan on September 5, 1986.
On the professional front, Sonam was last seen in Abhishek Sharma’s rom-com, The Zoya Factor, which also starred Dulquer Salmaan.