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NEERJA | Sonam Kapoor | Shabana Azmi | Shekhar Ravjiani | Yogendra Tiku | Directed by Ram Madhvani

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Neerja is a 2016 Hindi biographical thriller drama film written by Saiwyn Quadras, and directed by Ram Madhvani starring Sonam Kapoor in titular role of "Head Purser" Neerja Bhanot, while Shabana Azmi and Shekhar Ravjiani played supporting roles. The film was produced by Atul Kasbekar under the banner of Fox Star StudiosThe film revolves around the Libya backed Abu Nidal Organization's hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan on 5 September 1986, specifically focusing on flight attendant Neerja Bhanot who ensured the failure of the hijacking by preventing the plane from getting off the ground, she also saved the lives of 359 hostages in those long hours of incarceration.
Bhanot was shot dead by Palestinian terrorists, while shielding three children from a hail of bullets. For her bravery, the Government of India posthumously awarded her the Ashoka Chakra Award (India's highest gallantry award for bravery in the face of the enemy during peace time), and Bhanot became its youngest recipient.


Directed by - Ram Madhvani
Written by - Saiwyn Quadras , Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh

Cast

Sonam Kapoor
Shabana Azmi
Shekhar Ravjiani
Yogendra Tiku
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