Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl stars Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi
Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor’s film Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl will premiere directly on Netflix in 190 countries, the streaming giant confirmed on Tuesday.
The film is inspired by the life of first Indian woman Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War.
Produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios, the film is is directed by Sharan Sharma and also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Viineet Kumar, Manav Vij and Ayesha Raza.
Netflix shared a video with the caption on its official Twitter handle. They captioned “Plane ladka udaye ya ladki, usse pilot hi kehte hain”- Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl, arriving soon. #GunjanSaxenaOnNetflix”
"Plane ladka udaye ya ladki, usse pilot hi kehte hain"- Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl, arriving soon. #GunjanSaxenaOnNetflix#JanhviKapoor @DharmaMovies @ZeeStudios_ @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @TripathiiPankaj @Imangadbedi @ItsViineetKumar #ManavVij #SharanSharma pic.twitter.com/3blmvho4rG
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) June 9, 2020
Janvi Kapoor too shared the video on Instagram. She wrote, “Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl. This isn’t just a film for me- it’s a journey that’s taught me to believe in myself. A journey I can’t wait to share with you all. About a girl who set out to do something simple, follow her dreams. #GunjanSaxena – #TheKargilGirl coming soon on Netflix. #GunjanSaxenaOnNetflix (sic).”
“Gunjan Saxena is a defining film based on a true story about a woman who showed unparalleled courage, and inspiration to many in the coming years. We are excited to partner with Netflix and share this fearless story about following your heart and your dreams with millions around the world,” said producer Karan Johar.
Several Bollywood stars like Anushka Sharma, Vicky Kaushal, Neha Dhupia, Bhumi Pednekar, Kartik Aaryan and Arjun Kapoor among others also shared the news of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl release on Netflix and wished the film’s team.
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