From real to reel, take a look at how Janhvi Kapoor transformed into Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl in this BTS video


Janhvi Kapoor's Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is one of the much-anticipated projects of 2020. The biographical film based on the life of the first Indian female airforce pilot in combat Gunjan Saxena has garnered the right amount of attention since its announcement. After the trailer released on August 1, 2020, fans can't wait to witness the journey of Gunjan on Netflix. With a week left for its premiere, the makers of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl shared a behind-the-scene video showcasing how the real met the reel. 

In the BTS video, the real-life Gunjan Saxena is seen talking about how she felt when the makers approached her for the biopic. Speaking of her, Janhvi, who will be bringing alive her journey in the film, said it is an honour to play the role and be a part of the biographical. Showcasing her physical preparation, Sharan Sharma, the director gushed over her and said she diligently did all the training for 45 days.


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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is produced by Karan Johar under his Dharma Productions. The film that marks the directorial debut of Sharan also features Angad Bedi, Pankaj Tripathi, Viineet Kumar and Manav Vij. The biographical film will premiere on Netflix on August 12, 2020.

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