February 12, 2016 4:59:50 pm
Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani, who is making his acting debut with “Neerja”, says he took up the film for his friendship with director Ram Madhvani.
“Ram is a very close friend of mine since several years and he was insistent that I do the film. I can’t refuse friends,” Shekhar said in Mumbai.
He was also not worried about facing the camera.
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“When there are directors like Ram, you don’t need to worry. The work is effortless and stress-free. I enjoyed a lot… It is a beautiful film,” he added.
“Neerja”, a biopic on the late Neerja Bhanot who lost her life while saving others on a hijacked plane, stars Sonam Kapoor as the protagonist.
Talking about her, Shekhar said: “She is fantastic and she has been a friend since I did ‘I Hate Luv Storys’, for which I had composed the music. After I got to know that Sonam is Neerja Bhanot, and that Ram Madhvani is directing, I was delighted.”
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