Sonam Kapoor along with director Ram Madhvani, producer Atul Kasbekar and team visited the honorary Neerja Bhanot Pan Am awards Yesterday Chandigarh.
The Neerja Bhanot Award is an award of recognition conferred up to once a year by the ‘The Neerja Bhanot Pan Am Trust’ in India to a woman of that country subjected to social injustice, who faces the situation with grit and determination and extends help to other women in similar distress.
This year the award was presented by Sonam Kapoor who will be seen playing a titular role of Neerja in her upcoming Biopic. The award was presented to Subhashini Vasanth.
Subhashini Vasanth is the founder trustee of Vasantharatna Foundation, started in the memory of her husband, Colonel Vasanth V, who was awarded the Ashok Chakra (Posthumous) in 2008 after he lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.
The ceremony marked to be the 24th year of the annual award which comprises Rs 1,50,000, a citation and a trophy.
The awardee is selected by a specially constituted jury who look for a woman who shows grit and determination in adversity.
The movie is all set to release on 19th February