Neerja is an Drama, Thriller movie starring Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Ravjiani and Yogendra Tiku. Neerja is directed by Ram Madhvani, released on 19, Feb, 2016. Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.