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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

2020 - HINDI - MOVIE

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An inspiring biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is based on the life of Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female air-force pilot in combat. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena in the lead role with Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in supporting roles. The film was produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios and was distributed by Netflix. The screenplay was written by Nikhil Mehrotra and Sharan Sharma and directed by Sharan Sharma. The movie was extensively filmed across Lucknow. The music was composed by Amit Trivedi and the lyrics were written by Kausar Munir. The background score was given by John Stewart Eduri. Adept cinematography by R. Dee and clear cut editing by Aarif Sheikh makes it a watchable movie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this movie which was scheduled to release in theatres on 13 March 2020 was released on Netflix on 12 August 2020. It occupies a screen time of 112 minutes.
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  • Jini Score
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  • Critics Score
    72%
  • Rating
    5.2/10
  • Jini Score
    22%
  • Critics Score
    72%
  • Rating
    5.2/10
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An inspiring biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is based on the life of Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian female air-force pilot in combat. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena in the lead role with Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in supporting roles. The film was produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios and was distributed by Netflix. The screenplay was written by Nikhil Mehrotra and Sharan Sharma and directed by Sharan Sharma. The movie was extensively filmed across Lucknow. The music was composed by Amit Trivedi and the lyrics were written by Kausar Munir. The background score was given by John Stewart Eduri. Adept cinematography by R. Dee and clear cut editing by Aarif Sheikh makes it a watchable movie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this movie which was scheduled to release in theatres on 13 March 2020 was released on Netflix on 12 August 2020. It occupies a screen time of 112 minutes.

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl Reviews and Ratings

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