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IIFA

Neerja Joins Pantheon Of IIFA's Best Picture Award Winners

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Neerja, starring Sonam Kapoor, has won this year's IIFA Award for Best Picture. The film, directed by Ram Madhvani and based on the brave and heroic Neerja Bhanot who lost her life thwarting the terrorist hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi in September 1986, overcame a number of worthy contenders in the category, namely: Pink, Udta Punjab, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and Sultan.

 

 

In winning the Best Picture award, Neerja joins a pantheon containing some of Bollywood's best films of the millennium. Here are the other members - 

2016: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

 

2015: Queen

 

 

2014: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

 

2013: Barfi!

 

 

2012: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

 

 

2011: Dabangg

 

2010: 3 Idiots

 

 

2009: Jodha Akbar

 

2008: Chak De! India

 

 

2007: Rang De Basanti

 

2006: Black

 

 

2005: Veer-Zaara

 

2004: Munna Bhai MBBS

 

2003: Devdas

 

 

2002: Lagaan

 

2001: Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai

 

 

2000: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

That's quite some list. Which is your favourite film of the lot? And in your opinion, would Neerja make the top-3? Let us know!

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