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Sonam Kapoor showered with praise for Neerja
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The Hindi film fraternity has unanimously showered praise 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 around the corner, some of Bollywood's biggest names and finest actors, took to a popular microblogging site, to voice their support towards this courageous film.

Neerja is absolutely stunning !! How on earth did Ram Madhvani successfully make this film is a wonder." - Amitabh Bachchan

"Loved Neerja. Very inspirational & moving!Sonam is outstanding! Shabanaji has given a performance of a lifetime! Well done Ram! Must watch!" - Aamir Khan

"Neerja song by Shekhar Ravjiani stands out specially his style of rendition.He also makes his acting debut. My best!" - Rishi Kapoor

"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." - Boman Irani

"NEERJA . What a film . Not for a second does the film lose its grip on the audience . Writing direction performances par excellence." - Javed Akhtar "#Neerja EXCELLENT performances @sonamakapoor u OWN the role Brilliant, effortlessly played, u embodied Neerja with SUCH ease. kudos shine on" - Swara Bhaskar

"Congrats @sonamakapoor on #Neerja.. what a film!must watch ..@AzmiShabanamakes Ur know once again what a power house of performance she is." - Huma Qureshi

Said photographer Avinash Gowarikar, "@sonamakapoor your best yet

#RamMadhvani Hats off!What a Sterling film!".

Said Harshvardhan Kapoor, "No one better to play #NeerjaBhanot then @sonamakapoor as she has so many of the same qualities they overlap it's surreal #feb19 you will see".

"#Neerja - Gut wrenching. Fantastic stuff #RamMadhvani, @sonamakapoor@atulkasbekar @findingshanti @SaiwynQ Take a bow" - Ashwin Mushran

"Heartfelt, honest, real... Just like #Neerja. Thanks for a story that needed telling@atulkasbekar #RamMadhvani @AzmiShabana @sonamakapoor". - Athiya Shetty

"#Neerja will see a Sonam Kapoor never seen before.Convincing and has carried the emotions very effectively. Well done @sonamakapoor" - Mukesh Chhabra

"Must watch for @AzmiShabana @sonamakapoor ram madhvani and @SaiwynQ#neerja." - Kunal Deshmukh,

"Be proud team #Neerja. You have so much integrity it shines in the film.#NeerjaFebruary19". - Dia Mirza

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