Malala stepped out to watch Neerja at a private screening in London yesterday, and no one seemed happier about her attendance than the film’s star Sonam Kapoor.
Sonam put up a picture of the Pakistani education activist, who continues her advocacy of children’s education despite the 2012 near fatal attack on her in Swat.
“Malala said ‘I am stronger than fear’ and for #Neerja ‘fear gave her courage! Thank you #MalalaYousafzai for attending a private screening of #Neerja in London. I’m so glad you liked the film,” Sonam wrote.
Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja Finds Another Fan in Malala Yosoufzai !
The film Neerja is a biopic of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who lost her life while saving others on the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in September 1986.
This isn’t the first time that Malala’s been out and about on a film jaunt. She’s earlier given two thumbs-up to Piku and Bajrangi Bhaijaan and has also confessed to being a die-hard Shah Rukh fan.