Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language biographical film directed by Sharan Sharma and produced under Dharma Productions and Zee Studios. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor as Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, one of the first Indian female air-force pilots in combat, alongside Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in supporting roles.
Beginning in Lucknow, 1984, the story begins with young Gunjan Saxena in a flight along with her older brother, Anshuman. Gunjan wants to look out of the airplane window, but Anshuman doesn't let her. A kind air hostess tends to the problem and takes Gunjan to the cockpit. Looking at the cockpit immediately sparks a desire in her mind to become a pilot as she feels enthusiastic about the plane's features.
|author||Nikhil Mehrotra Sharan Sharma|
|keywords||air force pilot begin force gender equality injured medical test meet older brother plan return home train wounded soldier|
|producer||Apoorva Mehta Karan Johar Zee Studios|
|productionCompany||Dharma Productions Zee Studios|
|theme||biographical biographical drama direct-to-video high school|