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2h 2mBiography,DramaU19 Feb, 2016
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Neerja

88%92.7K ratings

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Neerja is a biopic and a cinematic representation of the dramatic events that unfolded on September 5th, 1986 when Pan Am Flight 73 from Bombay to New York was hijacked at its transit at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, by Palestinian extremists from Abu Nidal`s terrorist outfit. This is the story of Neerja Bhanot (Sonam Kapoor), a 22 year old part time model, who was the head purser on the flight. Neerja had escaped an abusive marriage at a very young age and as a life change, decided to become an air hostess, subsequently impressing everyone so much that they made her a purser. Throughout the horrifying situation, Neerja didn`t succumb to her fears and instead she fought her personal demons from the past and from the minute the plane was hijacked, through the terrifying 17 hours to the grueling end, she used her courage, wits and compassion to make sure that the passengers were protected, going as far as to hiding the passports of the American passengers. Through her swift thinking and brave actions, she managed to save the lives of 359 passengers and crew on board out of 379, all at the cost of her own life.

Neerja posthumously became the youngest recipient of India`s highest civilian honour for bravery, the Ashoka Chakra, and was bestowed the Flight Safety Foundation Heroism award by U.S.A, Tamgha e Insaaniyat (awarded for showing incredible human kindness) by Pakistan, Justice for Crimes Award by United States Attorney`s office for the district of Columbia, Special Courage Award by the U.S. government and the Indian Civil Aviation Ministry`s Award as well. This is a portrayal of Neerja`s strength, courage and sacrifice and an attempt to bring before the world this lesser known Indian hero`s story, so that she becomes an example and inspiration to young girls all over for generations to come.

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Neerja
Larry Dougal
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Neerja

Fast , amazing acting surely worth a watvh , yhe movie keeps you on the edge , bravo neerja for yhe effort you made to save the americans from being k ...more

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Indrani
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A fantastic Muvie...worth watching...so inspiring...felt spellbound after watching neerja...superb acting by all the cast of neerja...specially shaban ...more

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Devinder
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Neerja (U)

must see this movie. this movie like we are in movie a real story everybody watch this movie in theater sonam is very preety,brave laddo

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Sneha
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An amazing movie with an amazing direction from Ram Madhvani and what a performance by Sonam, Shabana Azmi and Jim Sarbh as Khalil. The song for her m ...more

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Surbhi
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Neerja

Superb movie! Salute to Neerja Bhanot for her courage and loyalty towards her passengers. Kapoor did a fantastic acting. All the characters were amazi ...more

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