Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is an Indian biographical film directed by Sharan Sharma. The movie follows the life of Air Force pilot, Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female pilot in combat.
Inspired by true events, the film takes you on Gunjan Saxena’s journey through family, dreams and determination, as she became India’s first female Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War.
- "Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena makes history in her journey from aspiring aviator to India’s first female combat pilot in the Kargil War."
- —Official Netflix synopsis
Cast and Characters
- Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena
- Pankaj Tripathi as Gunjan's father
- Angad Bedi as Gunjan's brother
- Manav Vij
- Vineet Kumar Singh
- Ayesha Raza as Gunjan' mother