The Bollywood film fraternity has unanimously showered praises on NEERJA and protagonist Sonam Kapoor, referring to the film as an inspiring masterpiece which will make India proud.
Directed by Ram Madhvani, the drama chronicles the courage shown by Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am flight attendant, who tried to save the lives of passengers during a hijacking at Karachi airport in 1986.
As the release of the film is just round the corner, some of Bollywood's biggest names and finest actors took to a micro-blogging site to voice their support towards the film.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "Neerja is absolutely stunning !! How on earth did Ram Madhvani successfully make this film is a wonder.”
Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan also wrote, “Loved Neerja. Very inspirational & moving! Sonam is outstanding! Shabanaji has given a performance of a lifetime! Well done Ram! Must watch!”
Rishi Kapoor, last seen in SANAM RE, wrote, "Neerja song by Shekhar Ravjiani stands out specially his style of rendition. He also makes his acting debut. My best!"
Boman Irani quoted, "Ram Madhvani ‘s Neerja will make every Indian proud . Will be loved & referenced for a long long time. But for the moment I'm emotional. It's not very often I go nuts over a film.”
Javed Akhtar, husband of NEERJA co-actress Shabana Azmi also wrote, "NEERJA . What a film . Not for a second does the film lose its grip on the audience . Writing direction performances par excellence."
"#Neerja EXCELLENT performances @sonamakapoor u OWN the role Brilliant, effortlessly played, u embodied Neerja with SUCH ease. kudos shine on," wrote Swara Bhaskar.
Huma Qureshi quoted, "Congrats @sonamakapoor on #Neerja.. what a film! must watch ..@AzmiShabanamakes Ur know once again what a power house of performance she is".
Dia Mirza also wrote, "Be proud team #Neerja. You have so much integrity it shines in the film.#NeerjaFebruary19".
Can't wait for Friday to see NEERJA! Can you?
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