First Look : Sonam Kapoor As Neerja Bhanot. Sonam Kapoor is all set to portray real life brave heart Neerja Bhanot. Neerja Bhanot was the senior flight purser on Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked after it takes off from Mumbai and landed at Karachi by four armed terrorists. She did not only hide the passports of american flyers in a bid to save them but ultimately lost her life while saving 3 children when terrorist opened fire out of frustration. Checkout Sonam Kapoor.