See Vintage Ads Featuring Neerja Bhanot, The Model

Neerja Bhanot, the flight purser of Pan Am Flight 73, saved 360 passengers when the ill-fated flight was hijacked in September 1986.

This week, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor starrer, Neerja remembers the martyr who was the youngest recipient of the Ashok Chakra for her valiant service during the situation of great crisis. However, not many know that while pursuing her career as a purser, Neerja also did a bit of modelling for some brands and magazines.

Recently, a leading daily shared the vintage ads of Neerja Bhanot, the model…

Real Neerja Bhanot Image-photo
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-photo

 

Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-picture

Real Neerja Bhanot Image-photo
Real Neerja Bhanot Image-photo

Neerja Bhanot also featured on a few magazine covers:

 

In 2004, the Indian Postal Service released a stamp commemorating her:

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