The much awaited Bollywood biographical movie “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl” starring Janhvi Kapoor is to be released on Netflix very soon.
She was the first Indian Air Force (IAF) Officer to went on war. In the 1999, Kargil War she flew a “Cheetah aircarft” into the battlefield and rescued several soldiers. For her bravery and courage in the war zone, she was given the name “Kargil Girl” by the army. Later she was honoured with the Shaurya Vir Award.
Her story is one of those pieces of Indian history which needs to be told and documented. Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is an upcoming Bollywood biopic film made on Gunjan Ji. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor in titular role. The film is directed by Sharan Sharma and is written by him & Nikhil Malhotra. It is made under the banners of Dharma Productions and Zee Studios.
The film also features popular actors like Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar Singh and Manav Vij in important roles. The music for this film is given by Amit Trivedi and the cinematography is done by R. Dee. The first look poster of Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena was unveiled on 29 August 2019.
The film was original scheduled to release theatrically on 13 March 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the release was postponed to 24 April 2020. But since the outbreak didn’t stopped, no theatre was allowed to operate and the film couldn’t release at all.
Now there is a confirmed news that Netflix has acquired the rights of the film and will release it very soon on their platform. Here is a small introduction video they released today morning.