Actress Sonam Kapoor who will be seen portraying a heroic character in the upcoming film ‘Neerja’ has created quite an excitement amongst the viewers. At a promotional event the actress said her character Neerja Bhanot who saved 359 passengers at the cost of her life was simple yet a powerful girl.
“Neerja was somebody who was a simple yet very strong minded girl with some very upright qualities in her personality. She could differentiate between good or bad. She always wanted to do something others, and when she got that opportunity to show her courage and saved 359 passengers with the sacrifice of her own life.”Kapoor said at the special promo shoot for Anjum Chopra Show “Tamanna”.
Talking about the character, the actress went on saying, “Neerja’s sacrifice will inspire today’s younger generation. Her story tells us it doesn’t matter whether you are a simple ordinary person all is to count to make a right choice.” The ‘Khoobsurat’ actress added.
The actress expressed that Neerja’s character will not only inspire viewers also wanting them to be a better person in life, “Neerja is not my film only, it is for every body and I wish all viewers will watch the film. Ram Madhvani has made a beautiful and honest film. Watching “Neerja” will make you a better person.”
Directed by Ram Madhvavi, the film is based on actual events and highlights the life of a brave flight attendant who was killed by hijackers in 1986. Besides Sonam, it also features Shabana Azmi and musician Shekhar in the lead.
“Neerja” is slated to release on February 19, 2016.