It is based on the life of Gunjan Saxena, then a flying officer, who became the first woman combat aviator to fly into a war zone during the 1999 Kargil War.
The film directed by Sharan Sharma is based on the life story of Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female Air Force pilots in combat, who was part of the Kargil War 1999.
Though it took off late, Tripathi's career is filled with critically-acclaimed movies and shows of recent times such as "Gangs of Wasseypur", "Gurgaon", "Mirzapur", "Sacred Games", "Masaan", "Newton"
Justice Rajiv Shakdher asked the Centre as to why it did not approach the court before release of the movie on Over The Top (OTT) platform, and said an injunction cannot be granted now.
As work on the book began, I realised I had made the right decision, says Flt Lt (retd) Gunjan Saxena on releasing The Kargil Girl: An Autobiography
These are instances of malicious fabrication by the filmmakers, in the name of cinematic license and need to be treated with the contempt that they deserve, it said.
For Tripathi, a big part of his success is choosing the right roles. 'As an actor, I choose my characters and stories with great precision,' he points out.
Gunjan Saxena's colleague says she was the first woman pilot to be sent along with the male counterparts in the first detachment of her unit deployed in Srinagar.
This internalised sexism forms the most important narrative in this film.
Two women officers of the air force claimed that it was them and not Flt Lt Gunjan Saxena to be first to fly during the Kargil Conflict of 1999.
In a statement, Saxena, who became the first woman pilot to take part in the 1999 Kargil war, said there are different kind of individuals who make up the environment in an organisation.
The 'War' actor shared his reaction to the movie on Twitter, that got released yesterday (August 13) in the video streaming platform Netflix.
The Air Force says in the aim to glorify the screen character of 'Ex-Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena', M/s Dharma Productions presented some situations that are misleading.
The story of the Dharma Productions movie is based on the first Indian Air Force woman pilot who was part of the 1999 Kargil conflict.
Gunjan Saxena bounces so swiftly from event to event, that there’s little time to get to know he protagonist closely. The result is a biopic by compression, a life reduced to a series of facts