Based on the true events that occurred during the hijack of the Pan Am Flight in Karachi in 1986, Neerja, the courageous flight attendant, is the protagonist in this tragic tale. Neerja has escaped from an unhappy marriage and a troubled past into a job she loves doing. A loving family and supportive friends ease her into this journey. But when the flight to New York that she is working on is abruptly hijacked by three terrorists, she finds herself faced yet again with events that demand her fearless presence of mind. With bravery and dedication that knew no limits, one woman single-handedly tackles this dangerous situation, willing to sacrifice all she has for it.