Saxena,  the first Indian Air Force woman pilot who served in the 1999
Kargil conflict, took to social media to share a video in which she emphasized on the importance of chasing dreams. She also
thanked Indian Air Force (IAF) for helping her serve the nation.

 “Dreams do come true and lucky me, through the
Indian Air Force not only did I realise my dream of flying but at the same time
got the opportunity to serve the nation as well,” she said.

the video, she also thanked the makers for bringing her life on big screen
through Jhanvi Kapoor starrer “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl” that was
released on Netflix.

entire dream has now translated into a movie which just released on Netflix.
The whole team behind the making of this film has worked every single day for
the last three years to present my story to the world. I am so very proud of
this film, and even more thrilled at the idea of sharing my story with the

hope this film will inspire people to dream and share their dreams with
positivity and hope. I would like to thank everybody who has helped and
motivated me through this journey of mine. Hope you all enjoy watching this
film. Jai Hind!,” she said.

film also stars Pankaj Tripathi playing the role of Gunjan’s father onscreen and Angad Bedi in the character of her brother. Though the film is getting mixed response for
its story, it has attracted controversy before the release.

After the death of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Janhvi  faced backlash over the issue of nepotism. Recently, Indian Air
Force wrote a letter to the Censor Board and the producer of the film, Dharma
Productions for showing IAF in negative light.

the aim to glorify the screen character of ‘Ex-Flt Lt Gunjan Saxena’, M/s
Dharma Productions presented some situations that are misleading and portray an
inappropriate work culture, especially against women in the IAF,” the letter