Here’s What Gunjan Saxena Had to Say About the Janhvi-Starrer Film

the IAF pilot praised the film and makers of the Janhvi Kapoor-starrer. 

Updated01 Aug 2020, 05:31 AM IST
Bollywood
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Janhvi Kapoor-starrer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Starrer will be premiering on 12 August on Netflix. Gunjan Saxena, the IAF pilot on whose life the film is based, shared the film’s teaser video and said that ‘old memories flashed in front of her as she watched the montage.’

“Very rarely have old memories flashed in front of me in such a sweet manner as was experienced after watching my montage with voice over of @janhvikapoor. I guess it is the time for culmination of an enriching journey which started with @sharansharma three years back. And what a journey it has been with Sharan. I have always admired his honesty, sincerity and a sensitive compassion while portraying my life on big screen,” she wrote.

“I sincerely hope everyone will enjoy the movie not because it is my story but more so because of the honest work of Sharan and his team”
Gunjan Saxena, IAF Pilot

Janhvi Kapoor, shared Gunjan’s sweet note and wrote, “It’s an honour to know you let alone have the privilege to be able to understand your journey and share it with the world. Hope we make you proud Gunjan Mam.”

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Very rarely have old memories flashed in front of me in such a sweet manner as was experienced after watching my montage with voice over of @janhvikapoor. I guess it is the time for culmination of an enriching journey which started with @sharansharma three years back. And what a journey it has been with Sharan. I have always admired his honesty, sincerity and a sensitive compassion while portraying my life on big screen. Everybody at my age has a story to tell. Lucky few like me have Sharan and Janhvi to narrate my story. None of life journeys are a walk in park and mine was no different. But at times a one track mind on goal does help. During my tenure in IAF, whatever little I could achieve was with the help of men and women in blue uniform. I sincerely hope everyone will enjoy the movie not because it is my story but more so because of the honest work of Sharan and his team .. @sharansharma @janhvikapoor @dharmamovies @karanjohar #GunjanSaxenaOnNetflix

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Directed by Sharan Sharma, the film traces the journey of Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, the first woman combat pilot from the Indian Air Force to fly a chopper in a war. Gunjan was honoured by the Indian Government with the Shaurya Chakra for her valour.

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Published: 11 Jun 2020, 08:56 AM IST
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