Janhvi Kapoor made her debut in Bollywood with Shashank Khaitan's film Dhadak co-starring Ishaan Khatter. The daughter of Boney Kapoor and late Sridevi has won a lot of acclaim for her performance in the film. The actress has now stepped into the shoes of IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena to essay her role in reel life. Janhvi Kapoor whose first look from the film Kargil Girl were recently out has already impressed all with her uncanny resemblance to the real life pilot. Janhvi was receny snapped with the birthday girl herself, Gunjan Saxena.
Directed by Sharan Sharma and produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios the film’s posters look quite promising with Janhvi in the lead. Janhvi a sweet girl in real life, looks bold and fierce as she plays the character of Gunjan Saxena in the film. As real-life hero IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena celebrates her birthday today and Janhvi posed for a picture with the lady of the hour. Both Gunjan Saxena and Janhvi posed all in smiles. While the real life Gunjan Saxena was snapped wearing a sky-blue kurta, Janhvi rocked in her IAF uniform. Gunjan Saxena is the first woman IAF pilot and Janhvi has nearly nailed the look of the IAF hero.
Janhvi’s upcoming film The Kargil Girl is based on the real-life story and struggles of IAF pilot and flight leutainnet Gunjan Saxena. Gunjan was among one of the woman pilot in the Indian Air Force to go on Kargil war and was honored with the Shaurya Chakra. The IAF pilot was honored for her role in evacuating the injured soilders during the Kargil War in 1999. The Kargil Girl: Gunjan Saxena stars Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar, Rajat Barmecha, Vijay Varma, Manu Rishi and Harsh Chhaya in lead roles. Pankaj Tripathi will be seen playing the character of Gunjan Saxena’s father in the film while Angad Bedi will play the role of her brother. The film is scheduled to release on March 13, 2020.
Work wise, Janhvi will also be seen in films Roohi Afza, Dostana 2 and Karan Johar’s directorial Takht
Image source: Instagram/ Janhvi Kapoor
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