Mumbai: Bollywood star Aamir Khan found Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ inspirational and moving.
The actor, who watched the movie here on Monday, tweeted: “Loved ‘Neerja’. Very inspirational and moving!Sonam is outstanding! Shabanaji has given a performance of a lifetime! Well done Ram! Must watch!”
The film, directed by Ram Madhvani, tells the real life story of Neerja Bhanot, an air hostess who lost her life while saving others on a hijacked plane.
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Sonam features in the lead role, while Shabana Azmi essays her mother’s role.
Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who is playing the role of an air hostess in “Neerja”, says that her respect towards the profession has increased ever since she has worked on the Ram Madhvani directorial.
“Neerja” is a biopic on the late Neerja Bhanot who lost her life while saving others on a hijacked plane. She was awarded the Ashok Chakra for saving several hundred lives as an air hostess on the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986.