Janhvi Kapoor, who made her debut with Shashank Khaitan’s directorial ‘Dhadak’ has started preparations for her next film which is a biopic. Janhvi will be seen in this Karan Johar’s production which tells the story of India’s first female combat aviators, Gunjan Saxena. Posted in Kargil during the 1999 war, Gunjan evacuated injured soldiers from the war field, flying through Kashmir. She also experienced a brush with death during the war.
Janhvi will start prep in the next few days with basic flying lessons and sessions on how the Indian Air Force works and lives. She spent time with Gunjan a few months ago and will be meeting her again to understand her story better. Gunjan along with her fellow lieutenant Srividya Rajan brought soldiers safely despite facing attack from the enemy. She is the first woman to be awarded Shaurya Vir. —Source: India TV