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Netflix India is set to release 17 new shows, Gunjan Saxena : The Kargil girl is one big film out of those, trailer of which released a few days ago. Watch it below… 

In recent times, the Hindi film industry has seen an exponential rise in movies made on real people. People who are made of steel and have grit. People who were seemingly ordinary but did extraordinary things. These are people we admire. These are people who were once a small nut but held their ground. And, are now the greatest oaks.

Movies made on these real life people and their stories are called Biopics. There has been an upsurge in Biopics in the Hindi film industry. Because, people want to know the stories behind the great personalities they admire. Audience wants to know more such stories. And, so they are a commercial success.

Biopics are most often critically acclaimed as well as garner a huge box office collection. In the past few years, films have been made on celebrated figures of sports, media, sciences, literature and politics. Mary Kom, M.S. Dhoni: The untold story, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Narendra Modi and the recent Shakuntala Devi are some biopics which were made on people who have been insanely successful in their respective fields.

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is one such upcoming biopic film. A movie directed by Sharan Sharma and produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studio, it is based on the real life story of Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female air-force pilot in combat. The shootings have been done in Lucknow. On December 26th, 2018, the film was announced when the lead actress Jhanvi Kapoor shared the first look.

Release Date of the inspiring movie

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl was supposed to release on 13th March 2020 in theatres across India. Later, the release date was postponed to 24 April, 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Finally, the giant streaming service Netflix acquired the distribution rights to the film. It was on 9th June 2020, that Netflix released a teaser video which introduced Gunjan Saxena to the world. The film would finally release on 12 August, 2020 on Netflix and the story would be unveiled to be motivated and inspired.

Also read: “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl”, Story of the First Female pilot (1999) in combat

Plot of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

The plot is based on real life incidents of Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena. She was the first Indian female air-force pilot in combat. It is her story of how she overcame all daunting obstacles despite everything. Her brother opposed her decision to enter into the air force. Once, she entered , she met with resistance there also for being a woman. She even has to handle seemingly mundane problems like lack of washroom for women. In the end, Gunjan Saxena soars and rules the skies.

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Cast of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

Janhvi Kapoor plays the protagonist Gunjan Saxena. Pankaj Tripathi plays Gunjan’s father who is supportive of his daughter’s endeavours. Angad Bedi plays the role of Gunjan’s brother. Manav Vij, Vineet Kumar Singh and Ayesha Raza play other supporting roles.

The trailblazing trailer of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out. The trailer of the Netflix film has been released on 1st August, 2020. The trailer looks amazing. The story has been beautifully designed is what we can say from the trailer. We are expectant of the movie being a critical and a commercial success.

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