Gunjan Saxena

With 'Gunjan Saxena' I've learned to enjoy process of growth: Janhvi Kapoor

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.

published on : 26th December 2020

I understood myself better as actor through 'Gunjan Saxena': Janhvi Kapoor

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.

published on : 26th December 2020

I would never be able to live up to the image of a star: Pankaj Tripathi

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"

published on : 20th December 2020

HC refuses to stay streaming of Netflix movie 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl'

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.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Flying during Kargil war was full of learning, says Flt Lt (retd) Gunjan Saxena

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

published on : 1st September 2020

Plea against 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl' movie, Delhi HC asks to decide on representation

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.

published on : 28th August 2020

My life is testament to the feisty women around me, says 'Gunjan Saxena' actor Pankaj Tripathi

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.

published on : 23rd August 2020

'They erased me from history': Flight Lieutenant Sreevidya Rajan on Gunjan Saxena row

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.

published on : 20th August 2020

Jhanvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' raises controversy, equal isn’t same as identical

This internalised sexism forms the most important narrative in this film.

published on : 19th August 2020

Gunjan Saxena biopic: Controversy on first women pilot to fly during Kargil War persists

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.

published on : 19th August 2020

I was lucky to have support from family and IAF: Gunjan Saxena

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.

published on : 14th August 2020

Cried my eyes out: Hrithik praises 'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl' team

The 'War' actor shared his reaction to the movie on Twitter, that got released yesterday (August 13) in the video streaming platform Netflix.

published on : 13th August 2020

IAF objects to negative portrayal in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

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.

published on : 12th August 2020

IAF writes to censor board over 'negative portrayal' in movie Gunjan Saxena

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.

published on : 12th August 2020

'Gunjan Saxena' review: Janhvi Kapoor steers rocky flight

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

published on : 12th August 2020
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