Janhvi Kapoor Pens Heartfelt Note For Her Upcoming Film, Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl

Janhvi Kapoor Pens Heartfelt Note For Her Upcoming Film, Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl

Janhvi Kapoor plays the role of India's first female aviator Gunjan Saxena in her upcoming film, which is all set to release next year

Janhvi Kapoor had started shooting for the film Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl - last year where she plays the role of India's first female aviator Gunjan Saxena. Gunjan had successfully saved the lives of 87 soldiers by flying sorties to evacuate soldiers during the Kargil war of 1999. She is the first female combat aviator in the Indian armed forces and awarded by the forces for risking his life during the operations where she also successfully dodged a missile fired at her helicopter.

Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena

Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena

Karan Johar later shared the first look of Dharma Productions film Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl on his social media accounts. This film is a biopic made on Gunjan Saxena who was the first female recipient of Shaurya Chakra. Gunjan Saxena was an Airforce pilot who played an important role in transferring the injured soldiers from the war location for medical aid. In the first image, Jahnvi Kapoor can be seen as a young girl wearing a colorful sweater and flying a paper plane. The caption says, ‘She was told ki ladkiyan pilot nahin banti...but she stood her ground and wanted to fly!’

Recently, actor shared her sentiments about playing Gunjan, the actor took to her Instagram account and shared some behind-the-scene photos. 

Along with pictures which she wrote, “Spent two days trying to think of a caption that’ll do justice to what this experience has meant to me but nothing sums it up. It’s a film wrap and I feel blessed to have been on this special journey, and through it to find my best friend @sharansharma – like you say it’s all about the process; and I don’t think there will ever be one as pure, honest, adventurous and memorable as this one. Can’t wait for you guys to see it."

Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena

Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena

While Jahnvi will play the role of Gunjan Saxena, Pankaj Tripathi will be playing the role of her father and Angad Bedi will be playing her brother. In the third image, Jahnvi can be seen hugging him and beaming with joy wearing the uniform. ‘Her pillar of strength - her father. He gave her the wings to fly!’

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