Janhvi Kapoor's Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl lands in bother as IAF writes to CBFC over detrimental portrayal

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Janhvi’s ‘Gunjan Saxena’ film lands in bother& 

Janhvi Kapoor’s Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has been touted as one of the vital highly-anticipated Bollywood films this yr. In the build-up, the film’s official launch on Wednesday, Janhvi’s newest OTT flick has already landed in a soup because the Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly written to the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) over “undue negative portrayal” within the movie. Helmed by Sharan Sharma, the biographical movie is produced beneath Dharma Productions and stars Boney Kapoor’s daughter and actress Janhvi within the lead position.  

In a letter to the CBFC, the IAF has raised its objection to some scenes as they’ve complained concerning the ‘undue detrimental portrayal’ of the forces within the film. Talking concerning the letter which has been shared with the Censor Board, OTT platform, and manufacturing banner of the film,  the Indian Air Force has claimed that the film scenes and dialogues have portrayed the IAF in an ‘undue detrimental gentle’. 

In its letter, the IAF stated that as per preliminary understandings, the Dharma Productions had agreed to characterize Indian Air Force (IAF) with authenticity and make all efforts to make sure that the movie helps to encourage the following technology of IAF officers. 

Following the discharge of the trailer, it has been realized that ‘sure scenes and dialogues within the film and its trailer, which was forwarded to this workplace for viewing, have been discovered to painting the IAF in an undue detrimental gentle’. 


According to a report filed by information a information company, the manufacturing home reportedly introduced conditions which might be deceptive and additional portrays an inappropriate work tradition particularly towards girls within the IAF. Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, the Janhvi-starrer relies on the lifetime of IAF officer Gunjan Saxena who grew to become the primary Indian girl pilot to enter the fight zone.  

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