| Biography, Drama, Thriller
Neerja is the story 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.
The film is based on hijacked PanAm flight 73 on September 5th 1986.
Do your duty, come what may. Never tolerate any injustice and never compromise on self-respect.
The person who is shot dead first is introduced to the stewardess by his grandmother as 'Rahul'. Actually his name was 'Rajesh Kumar'. Factually the movie got other parts of his character right - he was an American citizen of Indian descent and was traveling to the U.S with his grandmother and aunt.
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