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Neerja Bhanot's Last Recorded Voice On The Fateful Pan Am Flight 73, LISTEN

Neerja Bhanot Was Just 23 When She Laid Down Her Life For 359 Other Passengers On The Pan Am Flight 73.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 05 Sep 2019, 11:52:31 AM
Neerja Bhanot's Last Recorded Voice Pan Am Flight 73 (Photo: YouTube\FoxStarHindi)


  • In 1986, she saved the lives of 359 passengers on Pan Am Flight 73 by laying down her own
  • Neerja was just 23 when laid down her life
  • Sonam Kapoor stepped into the shoes of Neerja Bhanot for Ram Madhvani film, ‘Neerja’ in 2016

New Delhi:

Re-enacting the final moments of the braveheart, Neerja Bhanot, Sonam Kapoor in 2016 delivered one of her finest performances in Ram Madhvani’s Neerja that led to the masses gaining more vision into who the Pan Am hero was. A martyr, today she is remembered as a face of bravery laying down her lives for the 359 other passengers on the Pan Am Flight 73 that was travelling from Mumbai to New York on September 5, in 1986.

Here is the last recorded voice of Neerja before she was gunned down by armed terrorists belonging to the Abu Nidal Organisation.

To honour Neerja for her brave act that even earned her a posthumous ‘The Heroine of the Hijack’ nickname, she was awarded the Ashok Chakra award in 1987, making her the youngest and first woman recipient of the Ashoka Chakra. She was just 23 when she laid down her life.


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First Published : 05 Sep 2019, 11:52:31 AM

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