Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl




Gunjan Saxena is a true story. Gunjan Saxena The Kargill War is a Hindi- language Biographical film. The story of Fight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, an IAF Officer and also a former Helicopter Pilot. Janhvi Kapoor is playing the character of Indian Air Force Pilot Gunjan Saxena in this film. Gunjan Saxena is the first female Pilot of Combat who played the lead role in the 1999 Kargil War. The film is Produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar ana Apoorva Mehta under Dharma Production and Zee Studios and this biographical film is Directed by Sharan Sharma.

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Table of Contents


Gunjan Saxena’s Cast

Gunjan Saxena’s Story

Release Date


Gunjan Saxena’s Song

Gunjan Saxena’s Award


Janhvi Kapoor as IAF Pilot Gunjan Saxena

Riya Arora as Young Gunjan

Pankaj Tripathi as Anup Saxena Gunjan’s father

Angad Bedi as Anshuman Saxena Gunjan’s brother

Aaryan Arora as Young Anshuman

Manav Vij as Commanding Officer Gautam Sinha

Vineet Kumar Singh as Fighter Commander Officer Dileep Singh

Ayesha Raza Mishra as Kirti Saxena Gunjan’s mother

Chandan K Anand as Chief Instructor Ashish Ahuja


This is the story of Gunjan Saxena who dreamed of becoming a Pilot in childhood and this dream was fulfilled by Gunjan Saxena. She is the first female Pilot of Combat Zone. He flew a Helicopter named Cheetah in the Kargil War in 1999 and played the lead role in this War. However, in the meantime, Gunjan Saxena faced a lot of difficulties. She was the only female officer in the entire Air Base. His officers used to tell him that this place is not for you, but he showed that he is no less than anyone. Meanwhile, the news comes that the war has started in Kargil and the enemy’s location is not being found and the enemy is Killing our brave Soldiers and we were not able to enlist the help of the Air Force in the view of the situation. So that we can find the location of the enemy, when all the personnel of the Air Force were on the mission, in the meantime a news comes that some soldiers are injured and there is no one to help those soldiers but Gunjan’s Brother, who is an Army officer, stops him forgoing but Gunjan Saxena goes for help and along with saving the soldiers, his Commanding Officer also saves. All the soldiers thanks Gunjan and Gunjan’s Brother who stops him from going, tells Gunjan that I will not save you forever but you will always protect me. To know the story of Gunjan Saxena, you have to watch Gunjan Saxena The Kargil War.

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The film was scheduled to be released on 13 March 2020. However, the release was Postponed until 24 April 2020 due to Corona Virus Epidemic. It was then pulled from the schedule. Netflix later acquired the distribution rights to the film and on 9 June 2020. Netflix released a teaser video featuring Gunjan Saxena and announced that the film would Premiere on August 12, 2020 on Netflix.


The film is Produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar and Apoorva Mehta under Zee Studios and Dharma Production Company and the film is Written by Nikhil Mehrotra and Sharan Sharma also Directed the film.


Bharat Ki Beti

Aasmaan Di Pari

Dori Tutt Gaiyan

Dhoom Dhadaka

Rekha O Rekha

Mann Ki Dori

Mann Ki Dori (Female Version)

The film’s music was Composed by Amit Trivedi while lyrics Written by Kausar Munir.


Gunjan Saxena is an Indian Air Force ( IAF) officer and former Helicopter Pilot. She joined the Indian Air Force in 1994, is the 1999 Kargil War Veteran and the first female Shaurya Chakra Awardee.


We should never give up and try to fulfill our dreams Gunjan Saxena. This story is an example for all girls who dream of doing something in life but are unable to do anything due to fear of society. Ignore and move towards your goal and fulfill your dreams.