Sonam Kapoor portrayed the character of Neerja Bhanot in her biopic and for that, she received lots of appreciation. It can be said that it is one of the best fil of Sonam’s career as she won millions of hearts with her acting in this movie. The movie was a tribute to the braveheart Indian head pursuer who had sacrificed her life while saving the passengers on Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked by terrorists in September 1986. Now on the birth anniversary of Neerja Bhanot, Sonam remembered her and shared some adorable throwback pictures of Neerja on her Instagram handle. Sonam also shared a video in which her transformation for the movie has been shown.
Along with the pictures and video Sonam also pens down a heart-melting note for her. In her note, Sonam talks about Neerja’s courage and outlandish love for life. Sonam also talks about playing this character on the silver screen. She asserted that portraying such a character has become a life-changing experience for her. Sonam ended her note saying that till today Neerja’s story inspires millions of people. Her note reads “Celebrating Neerja’s courage, charm and outlandish love for life – on her birth anniversary. Playing her was a life-altering experience for me, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled to have honoured her legacy in my own way. Every time I talk about Neerja, I just go on and on, and rightfully so – for her story till date, continues to inspire millions around the world! #NeerjaBhanot #HappyBirthdayNeerja,”
For the unversed, this movie was directed by Ram Madhvani and Sonam’s first biopic ever. Sonam nailed the character and she even won the National Award for the same.
We wish the braveheart a very happy birthday!