Sonam Kapoor meets Maharashtra CM for "Neerja"

Mumbai Jan 21 (PTI) All set for the release of her first biopic, "Neerja", actress Sonam Kapoor here met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Sonam, 30, will be seen in the role of Neerja Bhanot, a 23-year-old girl who is the youngest Ashoka Chakra award winner in India, in Ram Madhvani-helmed film.

The biopic is an untold story of Neerja, a flight attendant on Pan Am 73 which was hijacked by Libyan terrorists in Karachi, saved 359 passengers at the cost of her life in 1986.

"Neerja" is a special film. Sonam met the chief minister regarding her the film last night, sources said.

The film, which also has veteran actress Shabana Azmi in a key role, is scheduled to release on February 19.

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