After playing several bubby and chirpy characters on screen Sonam Kapoor is all set to go serious. The 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' actress is playing the title character in Ram Madhvani's biopic on the life of Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her own life to save the hijacked passengers on PanAm flight in Karachi in 1986.
Later, posthumously, she was conferred with the prestigious Ashok Chakra Award. Sonam's 'Neerja' will be hitting the theatrical screens on 19th February 2016. The actress took to her Twitter handle and posted-
Directed by Ram Madhvani and produced by Fox Star Studios and Bling Unplugged, the story and screenplay of 'Neerja' has been penned by Saiwyn Quadras with dialogues by Sanyukta Chawla Shaikh. The film also stars Shabana Azmi.