• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Amul gets nostalgic! gives a tribute to national hero Neerja


Mumbai, Feb 24: Celebrating the success of the film 'Neerja', which is based on the life and death of the national hero Neerja Bhanot, Amul has released a 1980s ad featuring Bhanot. Neerja Bhanot was killed saving the 359 passengers onboard a Pan Am flight that was hijacked in 1986.

Neerja is being played by Sonam Kapoor and directed by Ram Madhvani.

Neerja Bhanot

In the ad, a kid says,"I am too old for tricycles, too young to be a pilot." And Neerja, playing the mother, says,"But you're just right for Amul chocolate."


Apart from being a stewardess at the Pan Am airlines, Neerja was also a model. The highly acclaimed film on the real superhero of the nation has won many hearts and inspired many. Neerja was the youngest civilian at the age of 23 to receive the Ashoka Chakra , India's highest peacetime gallantry award.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more