The Kargil Girl, starring Jahnvi Kapoor in the lead role, is set to premiere on Netflix. The official Twitter handle of the streaming giant made the announcement on Tuesday.
Directed by Sharan Sharma, the moviel is a biopic on the life of Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena who, along with Srividya Rajan, became the first Indian women fighter pilots to venture into a war zone. Gunjan rescued soldiers during the Kargil War in 1999 and was honoured with the Shaurya Vir award for displaying courage and grit during the war.
Netflix shared a video with the caption, “”Plane ladka udaye ya ladki, usse pilot hi kehte hain”- Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl, arriving soon. #GunjanSaxenaOnNetflix”
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios, also features Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in supporting roles of Gunjan’s father and brother, respectively.