What real life Gunjan Saxena once asked Janhvi Kapoor on the Kargil girl sets


Janhvi Kapoor in a photo by Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (courtesy janhvikapoor)

Strong points

  • ‘Gunjan Saxena’ releases August 12
  • Janhvi shared a video of BTS moments from the movie sets
  • “Become Gunju,” Janhvi captioned the video

New Delhi:

A week before Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil GirlJanhvi Kapoor’s outing shared a video titled “Becoming Gunju,” which is a compilation of several behind-the-scenes moments from the film’s sets. In the biopic, Janhvi plays Gunjan Saxena, Indian Air Force officer, India’s first female combatant to be put into service in the war zone during the Kargil War. Gunjan Saxena also stars in Janhvi’s BTS video and talks about Janhvi’s dedication to portraying her on screen and his disbelief in the face of a film about his life and experiences. Janhvi, who introduces Gunjan Saxena as the “first female rescue pilot to go to war” in the video, reveals the only question the former air force officer asked her on set .

Speaking of a particular day when Janhvi was busy doing covers for a running streak, Janhvi said Gunjan Saxena asked her: “Thak nahi jaati aap? Itna kaam kara rahe hain! (Aren’t you tired? They make you work so hard! “And that was Janhvi’s reaction to Gunjan Saxena’s question:” And I was like, ‘I’m literally pretending to do what you really have. done and you ask me if I’m tired. “

“The honor of playing your character is a huge responsibility,” she added. “She has done so much for the country and the women of this country, and even for all of us in making this movie, but in her head she doesn’t think she did anything,” Janhvi said of Gunjan Saxena. an inspiring figure for her.

“The most exciting, motivating and inspiring trip – discovering Gunjan Saxena,” Janhvi captioned the video while Gunjan Saxena added, “The trip. The memorable trip with Sharan and Janhvi. I loved every inch of it. travels with you and your team. Some of the best memories to treasure. “

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is set to premiere on the Netflix streaming platform on August 12.


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