#fearvsneerja: Sonam campaigns against fear on social media

WEB DESK: Bollywood starlet Sonam Kapoor, who is gearing up for her upcoming film “Neerja”, is campaigning against fear on social media platforms.

The “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” actress uploaded a less than a minute video on Instagram, where she urged her fans and followers to share a clip of themselves talking about their fears and how they overcame it.

“Hi everybody, I have a request, I want you to talk about your fear and how you overcame it. Neerja’s fear gave her courage. The best videos you put out I will post. It will give other people courage to face their fears,” Sonam said in the video.

“Neerja” is a biopic on Neerja Bhanot, a valiant Indian flight attendant who lost her own life, but saved the lives of passengers during a hijack.

The Ram Madhvani-directorial features Sonam as Neerja, a Pan Am chief purser who was gunned down by terrorists when Flight 73 was hijacked in Karachi in 1986. She saved a number of lives, but lost her own.

The film is set to release on February 19.