Actress Sonam Kapoor has started shooting for the biopic of Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am boss purser who was gunned around terrorists when Flight 73 was commandeered in Karachi in 1986.
Sonam feels humbled to be a piece of the biopic, which is expert picture taker Atul Kasbekar’s introduction generation.
“Day 1 of #NeerajBhanot thank you @foxstarhindi and @BlingLive for making this possible… Let the journey begin! #nerves #excitement #humbled (sic),” the 29-year-old actress tweeted on Sunday.
Kasbekar longed for good fortunes for the film and tweeted: “#NeerjaBhanot Her story starts today… Wish us luckiness.”
Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Dia Mirza and previous Balaji Telefilms CEO Tanuj Garg additionally wished good luck for the film, which likewise highlights Shabana Azmi.
Riteish wrote: “@atulkasbekar congrats my friend -this debut was waiting to happen Mr producer.”
“To my @atulkasbekar @findingshanti @piyasawhney!!! May this be all that you hope for it to be 🙂 lots of love and good wishes! #Neerja,” Dia tweeted.
While Garg shared on his offical Twitter page: “All the best.@atulkasbekar .@sonamakapoor .@AzmiShabana #teamBling for #NeerjaBhanot. Happy shooting!! A blockbuster biopic on its way!”