Jhanvi Kapoor to play woman IAF pilot in new film
The first look of the biopic of Karjan War hero Gunjan Saxena has been released. Jahnavi Kapoor will play the role of pilot Gunjan Saxena in this film.
The first look of the biopic of Kargil war woman IA Fpilot Gunjan Saxena has been released. Janhvi Kapoor will play the role of Gunjan Saxena in the film.
Her pillar of strength - her father. He gave her the wings to fly!- Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 29, 2019
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Gunjan Saxena was the one of the first women Air Force pilots to fly into a combat zone in the country, making history.
After Dhadak, the audience was eagerly waiting for janhvi's second film. So, she will now return to the big screen with a great film.
Today, Janhvi released the first look of her upcoming film on social media. The same has also been released by Karan Johar on his Twitter handle.
'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl' will feature Pankaj Tripathi as the father and Nina Gupta as her mother. Apart from them, Angad Bedi will be seen as the brother.
Gunjan Saxena joined the Indian Air Force after graduating from Hansraj College of Delhi University. Gunjan Saxena and Vidya Rajan were among the 25 trainee pilots who got the opportunity to join the Indian Air Force in 1994. Gunjan flew during the Kargil war against Pakistan in 1999. She took an active part in the Operation Vijay air operations during the Kargil War.
Gunjan Saxena was awarded the Shaurya Chakra award for bravery during the Kargil War, the first woman to receive the award. The film 'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl' will be released on 13 March next year.
[Autotranslated from Hindi]