Sonam’s portrayal of late air hostess Neerja Bhanot made me proud father: Anil Kapoor

New Delhi: Actor Anil Kapoor today stated that his daughter Sonam Kapoor’s opting to pen down the role of late air hostess Neerja Bhanot in the biopic titled “Neerja” made him a proud father.

The 59-year-old says that he is happy to see the change of trend in filmmaking.

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He further went on to say that after the film has been made on Neera now people know her more. He further stated that he felt proud when his daughter opted to such a movie even when other directors are making movies on sports personalities and athletes.

“There are changes in filmmaking. People are making films on sports personalities and athletes. Even “Neerja” is based on the life of a girl who was not so popular before the film was released. Now people know her,” said Anil.

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The “Dil Dhadakne Do” actor was in the national capital with actor Farhan Akhtar for the announcement of the 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. The four-day cinematic celebration will be held in Spain from June 23.