Jahnvi Kapoor’s Movie ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ is all set to be Released on Netflix. It was announced that the biopic of one of the first two Indian women pilots in a combat zone will release on Netflix. No release date has been revealed as yet. Janhvi Kapoor, the daughter of late actress Sri Devi will play the eponymous Gunjan Saxena who flew a helicopter during the Kargil War. Producer Karan Johar said in a statement on behalf of Dharma Productions, “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.”
Monika Shergill, VP-Content, Netflix, said in a statement, “We are focused on bringing the finest and most entertaining films to our members in India and around the world. Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is a story of pure courage and determination and we can’t wait to premiere it on Netflix. Dharma Productions, Zee Studios and the entire cast and crew have come together to make this incredibly inspiring, must see film that will move and entertain everyone.”
A teaser of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl was released, featuring photos of the real Gunjan Saxena with a voice-over by Janhvi Kapoor who appears in a couple of pictures as well. In a separate post, Karan Johar shared the poster of the film with the text “coming soon – Netflix.” Directed by Sharan Sharma and Co-written by Sharan Sharma and Nikhil Mehrotra, the film also stars Vineet Kumar and Manav Vij.