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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020)

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Inspired by the life of a fearless young officer who made history by becoming the first Indian female Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War


Sharan Sharma
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Janhvi Kapoor ... Gunjan Saxena
Pankaj Tripathi ... Colonel Anup Saxena
Angad Bedi ... Anshuman Saxena
Manav Vij Manav Vij ... Commanding Officer Gautam Sinha
Ayesha Raza ... Kirti Saxena (as Ayesha Raza Mishra)
Viineet Kumar ... Flight Commander Dileep Singh (as Vineet Kumar Singh)
Chandan Anand ... Chief Instructor Ashish Ahuja (IAFA)
Gautam Singh Gautam Singh ... Self Defence Instructor
Mannu Malik Mannu Malik ... IAFA Instructor
Kapil Tilhari Kapil Tilhari ... SSB Officer Mishra
Maneesh Verma ... SSB Officer Sameer Mehra (as Manish Verma)
Sadhna Bajpai Sadhna Bajpai ... SSB Lady Medical Officer (as Dr. Sadhna Bajpai)
Barbie Rajput ... Mannu
Virendra Singh Virendra Singh ... Subedar Dayal
Raunak Bhinder Raunak Bhinder ... Soldier Biswa (as Raunak Binder)


Gunjan Saxena's dream since childhood is to be a pilot she decides to quit her education after 10th to train as pilot.But with changing times the qualification changes finally she manages to fill the form after her graduation but has to back out due to a huge fee.She gets an opportunity to train as a female air force officer in newly started camp and is the only candidate to be selected.Gunjan then heads for further training towards the air force camp where she has to face humiliation from Senior male officers for being the only female in the camp. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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This film is the directorial debut of Sharan Sharma. This is Janhvi's third film. She debuted with Dhadak (2018) and starred in Zoya Akhtar's short in Ghost Stories (2020), a Netflix original. See more »


In the patrol scene, the troops are shown in a very relaxed attitude, with their rifles hanging from their shoulders as if they were on parade, which is completely unacceptable for a combat situation. The Indian Army is a highly professional force which has undergone a lot of fighting. See more »


Colonel Anup Saxena: Those who work hard and never give up in life are always rewarded with success in the end.
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Mann Ki Dori
Vocals by Armaan Malik
Lyrics by Kausar Munir
Music by Amit Trivedi
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a bad actor on lead makes entire movie bad
12 August 2020 | by avuavupatipatiSee all my reviews

Not watching this would be a better tribute to the Kargil hero ,Gunjan saxsena.

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Official Sites:

Dharma Productions | Netflix





Release Date:

12 August 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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