First Look: Sonam Kapoor as Flight Attendant Neerja Bhanot

First Look: Sonam Kapoor as Flight Attendant Neerja Bhanot

This image was tweeted by Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will play the role of slain flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, posted the first look of her character on Twitter.

The 29-year-old actress described the biopic as her 'most special film'. She tweeted:
 

Neerja Bhanot was the chief purser on Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked in Karachi airport in 1986. She was killed by the hijackers while helping passengers escape from the grounded plane.

The film also stars veteran actress Shabana Azmi. Photographer Atul Kasbekar marks his debut as a producer with the film.