Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language biographical film directed by Sharan Sharma and produced under Dharma Productions and Zee Studios. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor as Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female air-force pilot in combat, alongside Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in supporting roles.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl The film was announced on 26 December 2018 as Jhanvi shared the first look. Principal photography commenced on and was wrapped up in October; it was extensively filmed across Lucknow. Netflix acquired the distribution rights and will stream the film worldwide. It was premiered on 12 August 2020 on Netflix.
Inspired by the life of a fearless young officer who made history by becoming the first Indian female Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War