Anil Kapoor turned 62 on Monday. To mark the day, his entire family, including Sonam, Harshvardhan, Arjun, Janhvi and others got together for a dinner party. Earlier in the day, the makers of his upcoming film Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga held a trailer preview event in Mumbai.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Bollywood Director Ram Madhvani and Actor Sonam Kapoor who are riding high on the success of their biographical thriller 'Neerja' thanked audience for its success. The Director- Actor duo were in the national capital post release where they got candid with us.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai is the latest renowned personality to join the league of those who enjoyed Sonam Kapoor's 'Neerja.' Sonam Kapoor recently thanked Malala for watching the film and also shared a picture of the Pakistani activist from a London screening on the social media. The actress has suggestively drawn a resemblance to Neerja, the catchphrase of whose biopic reads, “Fear which gave her courage”, and Malala, whose famous saying is, “I am stronger than fear.” Sonam plays the role of protagonist Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am stewardess, who was killed by terrorists in 1986 while saving the passengers during a hijack. Both, Malala and Neerja have been brave hearts and their bravery has been recognised all over the world. Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ also starring Shabana Azmi released on February 19. The film has so far collected a whopping Rs. 29 crore.projects that Ayan Mukerji has planned for the coming decade.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who is flying high since 'Neerja' release, expressed her desire to work in the West, but only if she gets a strong character to play. In an interview with a leading daily, the actress said that she had worked very hard not to be this exotic Indian girl in India and to prove that she took up a film like ' Neerja.' When asked if she doesn't like international stardom, Sonam Kapoor said that for her, conquering the world is not important, rather conquering and honing her craft is more important. She further said that she would not like to start all over again and will only do something if it holds a lot of weight - she wants a "strong, amazing" character. With this statement, does Sonam want to take a dig at Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra who are all set to make their Hollywood debuts with ' XXX' sequel opposite Vin Diesel and 'Baywatch' opposite the Rock respectively.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor might be getting a lot of appreciation for her work in ‘Neerja’ but her actor father Anil Kapoor is an honest critic and feels that her daughter still has a long way to go. At the red carpet of recent Zee Cine Awards event, the ‘Welcome Back’ star said that her daughter still needs to improve a lot. Anil Kapoor said that one might be the best actor or actress in the world but he or she has to keep on learning and the same goes for Sonam. ‘Neerja’ starring Sonam Kapoor in the lead role, is based on the life of air hostess Neerja Bhanot, who was shot dead by terrorists during the hijack of Pan Am flight in September 1986.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor, who started “fearvsneerja” campaign on social media for her upcoming biopic film ‘Neerja’, is a getting an overwhelming response from the Bollywood stars. The campaign is getting a hit on social media after several Bollywood celebs shared what they are afraid of in their short videos. Celebs like Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sunny Leone, Lisa Ray, Athiya Shetty and Ayushmann Khurrana among few others have taken forward the social media campaign till now. Sonam Kapoor’s Dubsmash from ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’ had earlier gone viral on the micro blogging site amongst the Bollywood brigade and the commoners as well. ‘Neerja’ directed by renowned ad man Ram Madhvani, will hit the theatres onFebruary 19.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): It seems like flying to Hollywood has become a sort of trend amongst the Bollywood brigade where latest export Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra making the country proud. Sonam Kapoor is currently engaged in promotional activities of her upcoming biopic film ‘Neerja’. The ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’ actress also launched Neerja Behnot’s biography in the national capital along with Behnots brothers. ‘Neerja’, which also stars Shabana Azmi in a prominent role, will hit the theatres on February 19.