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Janhvi to play Gunjan Saxena in Kargil Girl, poster unveiled

Janhavi Kapoor is next on the list of actors doing biopics. And, as the first look of Gunjan Saxena- The Kargil Girl, its first poster comes out, Sridevi’s daughter, who plays Gunjan Saxena (fighter pilot and first female Shaurya Chakra recipient) in the film, looks really confident.

In the poster shared recently, Janhvi is wearing a colourful sweater and holds a paper airplane as her hair flows freely with the wind.

Later, Karan shared one more look of the film, a poster in which Janhvi is seen donning her uniform and she walks amidst a crowd of men clapping for her.

A Sharan Sharma directorial, the film will also, see actors like Pankaj Tripathi (as Janhvi’s father) and Angad Bedi (as her brother). The film, which is based on Gunjan Saxena, who played an important role in transferring injured soldiers from the war location during the Kargil War, will hit theatres on March 13, 2020.

Also, it has been told that to fit into the role, Janhvi gained 6kgs. Namrata Purohit (Janhvi’s trainer) said, “She is working out six days a week, for two to three hours daily. For the first two days, she does EMS [Electrical Muscle Stimulation] – for 25 minutes, and the remaining four days are dedicated to pilates.”

She also revealed that the actor has a back injury because of which her training has to be monitored.

Pankaj is even all praises for Kapoor, he says that Janhvi is a very sincere actress. She respects him a lot and even he too respects her for the sincerity and commitment towards her work.