The movie has been banned by Pakistan for allegedly showing the country in bad light.

Extremely disheartened that Neerja not releasing in Pakistan Sonam KapoorPTI Photo
news Entertainment Friday, February 19, 2016 - 08:54

Actress Sonam Kapoor is "disheartened" that her upcoming true-life inspired drama "Neerja" will not release in Pakistan.

The movie, slated to release in India on Friday, has been banned by Pakistan for allegedly showing the country in bad light, a fact denied by the actress, who portrays slain flight attendant Neerja Bhanot in the film.

Neerja, a flight attendant on board a Pan Am Mumbai-New York flight, who was shot dead by terrorists during the hijacking in 1986 while trying to save the lives of passengers.

 

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