The film, based on the brave air hostess, has also been receiving appreciation from one and all...
Sonam Kapor's releases this Friday and while everyone is excited about the film, the makers and actors of the film have their fingers crossed. Box office doesn't matter for them, they just want appreciation for the biopic based on Neerja Bhanot's life. They want her story to be heard and want to set her as an icon for courage. They even released a book ' Neerja The Neerja I Knew' to help promote her story, but did you know the Indian government had done something special for Neerja a few years back?
The Government of India had released a stamp for
Neerja Bhanot. It read as 'Ashoka Chakra winner Neerja Bhanot.' The stamp was released in 2004 on a limited edition scale and is still available. Sonam Kapoor also took to social media platforms to draw attention to the stamp the Indian government made, in honor of the braveheart. She tweeted, "Guys, have you seen the stamp that the government of India made in the honour of #Neerja ? Here it is
The whole Bollywood film fraternity has been showering praises on
Neerja and many have even said that the film is an inspiring masterpiece which will make India proud.
A source revealed, "Through the process of this film, Sonam has been deeply moved by
Neerja's story and is going all out to tell the tale of this forgotten hero. Apart from encouraging a face your fear campaign over social media, she has also been constantly updating her fans on things being done in the brave heart's honour. While several from the industry have watched the film and loved it , the icing on the cake was a compliment coming from Sachin Tendulkar who is another legend who has always made India proud".
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