Sonam, who plays the titular role in the film, said she is humbled to be a part of the biopic.

"Day 1 of #NeerajBhanot thank you @foxstarhindi and @BlingLive for making this possible... Let the journey begin! #nerves #excitement #humbled," the 29-year-old actress tweeted.

Fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar, who turns producer with the movie, sought good wishes from fans, for the film.

"#NeerjaBhanot Her story begins today... Wish us luck," he tweeted.

Kasbekar is producing the film under his celebrity management company, Bling! Entertainment.

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