Sonam Kapoor meets Maharashtra CM before the release of 'Neerja'


Jan,21 2016 14:33:29 IST

Mumbai: All set for the release of her first biopic, Neerja, actress Sonam Kapoor in Mumbai met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Sonam, 30, will be seen in the role of Neerja Bhanot, a 23-year-old girl who is the youngest Ashoka Chakra award winner in India, in Ram Madhvani-helmed film.

File Image of Sonam Kapoor. PTI

File Image of Sonam Kapoor. PTI

The biopic is an untold story of Neerja, a flight attendant on Pan Am 73 which was hijacked by Libyan terrorists in Karachi, saved 359 passengers at the cost of her life in 1986.

"Neerja is a special film. Sonam met the chief minister regarding her the film last night," sources said.

The film, which also has veteran actress Shabana Azmi in a key role, is scheduled to release on 19 February.


Updated Date: Jan 21, 2016 14:33 PM