List of accolades received by Neerja

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List of accolades received by Neerja
A picture of Sonam Kapoor during promotions of the film Neerja as she looks at the camera.
Sonam Kapoor's portrayal of the titular character in Neerja garnered her several awards.
Total number of awards and nominations[a]
Totals 31 45
References

Neerja is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language biographical thriller film directed by Ram Madhvani and produced by Atul Kasbekar.[1] The film stars Sonam Kapoor as the eponymous protagonist, and features Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tiku and Shekhar Ravjiani in supporting roles.[2][3][4] The film's script and screenplay were penned by Saiwyn Quadras, the dialogue was written by Sanyuktha Chawla Sheikh, and the editing was handled by Monisha R Baldawa.[1][5] Set in Karachi, the plot of Neerja centers on the Libyan-backed Abu Nidal Organization's hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan, on 5 September 1986. The film is shown from the point of view of the flight's head purser, Neerja Bhanot, who died saving passengers on the hijacked flight.[2]

Made on a budget of 20 crore (US$3.1 million),[6] Neerja was released on 19 February 2016, and grossed 135 crore (US$21 million) worldwide.[7] The film won 31 awards from 45 nominations; its direction and performances of the cast members have received the most attention from award groups.

The film won two awards at the 64th ceremony of India's National Film AwardsBest Feature Film in Hindi and Special Jury Award for Kapoor.[8] At the 62nd Filmfare Awards, Neerja won five awards, including Best Film (Critics) and Best Actress (Critics);[9] the film was also nominated for Best Director and Best Film.[10] At the 2016 Screen Awards, it received nomination for Best Actress,[11] and won four awards, including Best Director.[12] Neerja won four awards at the 18th ceremony of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Supporting Actress;[13] it also garnered three nominations, including Best Director and Best Actress.[14] At the 2017 Zee Cine Awards, the film won awards in seven categories, including Best Director and Best Supporting Actress.[15]

Accolades

Award Date of ceremony[b] Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Asian Film Awards 21 March 2017 Best Supporting Actress Shabana Azmi Nominated [16]
Asiavision Awards 14 November 2016 Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Won [17]
Filmfare Awards 14 January 2017 Best Film Neerja Nominated [9]
[10]
Best Director Ram Madhvani Nominated
Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Jim Sarbh Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Shabana Azmi Won
Best Film (Critics) Neerja Won
Best Actress (Critics) Sonam Kapoor Won
Best Cinematography Mitesh Mirchandani Won
Best Editing Monisha Baldawa Won
Best Production Design Aparna Sud Won
HELLO! Hall of Fame Awards 11 April 2016 Critics Choice Sonam Kapoor Won [18]
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 21 August 2016 Best Film Neerja Nominated [19]
[20]
Best Director Ram Madhvani Nominated
Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Won
International Indian Film Academy Awards 14–15 July 2017 Best Film Neerja Won [13]
[14]
[21]
Best Director Ram Madhvani Nominated
Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Nominated
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female) Shabana Azmi Won
Best Actor In Negative Role Jim Sarbh Won
Best Story Saiwyn Quadras Nominated
Best Production Design Aparna Sud, Anna Ipe Won
Matri Shree Media Award 16 April 2016 Best Feature Film Neerja Won [22]
National Film Awards 7 April 2017 Best Feature Film in Hindi Neerja Won [8]
Special Jury Award Sonam Kapoor Won
Screen Awards 4 December 2016 Best Director Ram Madhvani Won [11]
[12]
Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Shabana Azmi Won
Best Male Debut Jim Sarbh Won
Best Story Saiwyn Quadras Won
Stardust Awards 19 December 2016 Best Supporting Actress Shabana Azmi Won [23]
Best Actor in a Negative Role Jim Sarbh Won
Editor’s Choice Best Filmmaker Ram Madhvani Won
Editor’s Choice Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Won
Zee Cine Awards 11 March 2017 Best Film Neerja Nominated [24]
[15]
Best Director Ram Madhvani Won
Best Actress Sonam Kapoor Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Shabana Azmi Won
Best Actor in Negative Role Jim Sarbh Won
Best Male Debutant Jim Sarbh Won
Best Screenplay Saiwyn Quadras Won
Best Editing Monisha Baldawa Won
Best Production Design Aparna Sud and Anna Ipe Won

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Awards in certain categories do not have prior nominations and only winners are announced by the jury. For simplification and to avoid errors, each award in this list has been presumed to have had a prior nomination.
  2. ^ Each date is linked to the article about the awards held that year, wherever possible.

References

  1. ^ a b "Neerja Cast & Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 31 December 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Sonam Kapoor: Feel Blessed to Play Neerja Bhanot in Biopic". NDTV. 22 September 2015. Archived from the original on 23 January 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "It was very difficult to play Neerja's mother: Shabana Azmi". The Indian Express. 5 February 2016. Archived from the original on 10 May 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Neerja Director Ram Madhvani On Sonam Kapoor's National Award Win: 'This Is All You'". NDTV. 13 April 2017. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Anna MM Vetticad (22 February 2016). "Neerja review: A story well worth telling, this is Sonam Kapoor's best performance to date". Firstpost. Archived from the original on 26 January 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Neerja flies at box office". Daily News and Analysis. 21 February 2016. Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Box Office: Worldwide collections of Neerja". Bollywood Hungama. 20 February 2016. Archived from the original on 12 March 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "64th National Film Awards: Full winners' list". India Today. 7 April 2017. Archived from the original on 18 May 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  9. ^ a b "Winners of the Filmfare Awards 2017". Filmfare. 15 January 2017. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  10. ^ a b "62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 Nominations". Filmfare. 10 January 2017. Archived from the original on 5 October 2017. 
  11. ^ a b "Dear Sonam Kapoor, you deserved to win your first award for Neerja at Star Screen". The Indian Express. 5 December 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  12. ^ a b "22nd Star Screen Awards 2016: Full winners list, performance pictures and videos". International Business Times. 4 December 2016. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  13. ^ a b "IIFA Awards 2017: Shahid-Alia win Best Actor and Actress, Neerja wins Best Film". India Today. 16 July 2017. Archived from the original on 19 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  14. ^ a b "18th IIFA Awards 2017: List Of Nominations". NDTV. 12 July 2017. Archived from the original on 16 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. 
  15. ^ a b "Winners of Zee Cine Awards 2017". Bollywood Hungama. 11 March 2017. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  16. ^ "Shabana Azmi nominated for Asian Film Awards for Neerja biopic". Hindustan Times. 31 March 2017. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017. 
  17. ^ "Asiavision Movie Awards 2016 announced: Sonam Kapoor, Nivin Pauly, Radhika Apte, Ram Charan, others to be honoured". International Business Times. 15 November 2016. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017. 
  18. ^ "Sonam, Aishwarya, Ranveer, Sidharth Sizzle At Hello! Hall of Fame Awards 2016". Koimoi. 12 April 2016. Archived from the original on 13 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  19. ^ "IFFM Awards Nominees". Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. August 2016. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  20. ^ "Sonam Kapoor bags the Best Actress award for 'Neerja' at the Indian Film Festival, Melbourne". Daily News and Analysis. 13 August 2016. Archived from the original on 16 October 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  21. ^ "IIFA 2017: Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' LEADS the winners list in Technical Awards category!". Daily News and Analysis. 26 May 2017. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2017. 
  22. ^ "41st Matri Shree Media awards announced, 3 UNI journos in list". Echo of Arunachal. 16 April 2016. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  23. ^ "Sansui Colors Stardust Awards: Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan bag Best Actor titles; complete list of winners". International Business Times. 20 December 2016. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  24. ^ "Nominations for Zee Cine Awards 2017". Bollywood Hungama. 2 March 2017. Archived from the original on 12 June 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 

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