Actress Sonam Kapoor has begun shooting for the biopic of Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am chief purser who was gunned down by terrorists when Flight 73 was hijacked in Karachi in 1986.
Sonam feels humbled to be a part of the biopic, which is ace photographer Atul Kasbekar's debut production.
The 29-year-old actress tweeted:
Fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar, who turns producer with this film, tweeted:
#NeerjaBhanot Her story begins today... Wish us luck— atul kasbekar (@atulkasbekar) April 19, 2015
Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Dia Mirza and former Balaji Telefilms CEO Tanuj Garg also wished good luck for the film, which also stars Shabana Azmi.
. @atulkasbekar congrats my friend -this debut was waiting to happen Mr producer— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 19, 2015
Actress Dia Mirza tweeted
Tanuj Garg tweeted: