Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who is playing air hostess Neerja Bhanot in Neerja, paid a tribute to the air hostesses. She also told reporters what difficulties she faced while getting into the character of Neerja Bhanot for Neerja.
Sonam Kapoor in her interactions with the air hostesses discussed the complexities of their job profiles. The present air-hostess’ and cabin crew members also expressed their gratitude to the makers of Neerja for giving the much needed platform for awareness about their profession.
Sonam Kapoor also took part in anti-hijacking programes, so as to be prepared to face crisis at all times. (Read review of Neerja)
Post the interaction, a special screening of Neerja was also held for the flight crew members.
Neerja is a biopic on Neerja Bhanot who sacrificed her life while saving passengers on board a hijacked PanAm flight 73. Neerja is directed by Ram Madhvani, produced by Fox Star Studios and Bling Unplugged. (Sonam Kapoor talks about why Neerja was challenging and how she she faced racism)
Sonam took to her twitter her gratefulness to the crew that helped in the ‘Neerja’ shooting.
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) February 18, 2016