Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena was India’s first female Air Force pilot to enter into the Kargil war zone in 1999.
Netflix’s latest war drama starring Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, and Angad Bedi, we will see how she created history through her journey from aspiring aviator to becoming the first woman pilot in combat.
Here is everything you need to know about the movie ahead of its release.
Who is Gunjan Saxena in real life?
- Gunjan Saxena was the only woman in the Indian Armed Forces who served in the Kargil War.
- In 2004, her career as a helicopter pilot ended after serving as a pilot for seven years.
- The concept of the permanent commission was not there during her time.
- Her husband Wing Commander Gautam Narain is an Indian Air Force pilot.
Where can I watch Gunjan Saxena??
- The Hindi language biographical ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ will be available to stream on Netflix on August 12, 2020. ‘
- Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ was originally supposed to be a theatrical release, but first pushed the release due to Covid-19, following which Netflix bought the rights to the film.
The Trailer Of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
- The trailer of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl was released on June 9, 2020.
- It has 2.2M views and 104k likes. It has about 3.6k comments.
- You can watch the trailer on the Netflix India YouTube channel.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl- Cast
Here are the details of the cast. There will be many cast members but these given are the important ones.
- Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena
- Pankaj Tripathi as Gunjan’s father
- Angad Bedi as Gunjan’s brother
- Vineet Kumar Singh
The Plot Of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
- The film is about a simple girl named Gunjan Saxena. It is about, how she overcomes her fears which have created by society to become a fighter jet pilot.
- She was the first Indian female airforce pilot in combat.
- This movie is dedicated to her achievements and how she got the most powerful and prestigious opportunity.