While answering specific questions in the media, Sonam’s eyes got damp and she fought to restrain her emotions.
You find out the best way to be better particularly if you are pushed by something beyond a particular limit.
Anything that Neerja Bhanot has brought into my life has been favorable, it is not endeavored me, it is made me more powerful,” she said.
Bhanot was awarded the Ashok Chakra for economy 359 lives in the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi in 1986 in the expense of her own life.
Sonam was somewhat skeptical as to whether she’ll have the ability to impersonate such character that is powerful as she’s only a normal girl. But Shanti Sivaram Maini, her representative and co-producer of the movie, who came with the storyline to her, assured her that Bhanot was also a normal girl before her effort.
Not because of anything but because it is owed by you to her and her recollection. And after I met her family, I owe it to her family, to be as reliable as you possibly can and do my best,” said Sonam.
She believes Bhanot’s attachment to her family and her principles were facets which she sees as common to her.
“Neerja” continues to be directed by Ram Madhvani and additionally stars Shabana Azmi.