Sonam Kapoor has started shooting for the biopic based on Indian flight attendant, Neeraja Bhanot. The actress took to the microblogging site, Twitter to announce the news.
She posted, "Day 1 of #NeerajBhanot thank you @foxstarhindi and @BlingLive for making this possible.. Let the journey begin! #nerves #excitement #humbled." Neeraja was a senior flight attendant for Pan Am flight, who was murdered while saving passengers from terrorists on board, who had hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 on 5th September,1986.
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Posthumously, at the age of mere 23 years, she also became the youngest and first woman recipient of the prestigious Ashok Chakra award.
Famous fashion photographer, Atul Kasbekar who turns producer with this film tweeted, "#NeerjaBhanot Her story begins today... Wish us luck."
Atul is producing the film under his celebrity management company, Bling! Entertainment.