Watch `Gunjan Saxena` trailer: A girl who dreams big

Lawrence Kim
August 3, 2020

"They are all called pilots".

On the auspicious occasion of Eid, superstar Shah Rukh Khan extends his support of Jahnvi Kapoor starrer Gunjan Saxena, unveils the first official trailer of biographical drama of first Indian combat pilot who ventured in Kargil War.

Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar shared the trailer on social media. The Kargil Girl will show the hard yet inspiring story of Indian Air Force Pilot Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena who defied all problems to become the first Indian women in combat during the 1999 Kargil War and from the trailer, it can be assumed that the movie will be quite intriguing.

Along with Janhvi, Gunjan Saxena also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Manav Vij, Vineet Kumar Singh and Angad Bedi in supporting roles. "Harr sapne ki udaan aise hi ho! To the real hero, Gunjan Saxena - thank you for inspiring many to chase their dreams with the same courage and soar higher!". Wishing love and luck to the team for this inspiring film.

While fans have all the respect for the real life fearless heart, many are calling out the film for casting Janhvi as Gunjan Saxena calling her acting as seen in the trailer "dull" and "expressionless" while stating that former air force officer deserved better.

Based on the life of Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, who made history when she became the first Indian woman in combat during the Kargil War, The Kargil Girl will premiere on August 12 on Netflix.

After a long wait, Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi starrer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl's trailer released this morning. Directed by Sharan Sharma, the film is produced by Karan Johar under his home banner Dharma Productions.

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