Gunjan saxena family picture. Gunjan saxena was born into a family of army officers. Flight lieutenant gunjan saxena born 1975 is an indian air force iaf officer and former helicopter pilot. The picture should have shown this not what it has depicted. Gunjan saxena as i know is a confident strong willed and a prompt decision maker so much so she got posted to siachen to fight the.
Enjoy the videos and music you love upload original content and share it all with friends family and the world on youtube. Indias braveheart indian air force pilot gunjan saxena on wednesday opened up on her life as a fighter pilot on a day the biopic on her gunjan saxena. She joined the iaf in 1994 and is a 1999 kargil war veteran. Gunjan saxena is one of the first indian women iaf officers to fly in a combat zone kargil war.
She is the only woman to be part of the kargil war making her the first woman iaf officer to go to war also listed as first woman to fly in a combat zone. Former iaf officer gunjan saxena whose life story has been made into a netflix feature film says she was lucky to have the support of commanding officers and supervisors in the indian air force but whenever there is a major change in an organisation some individuals take more time to adjust than others. It is the very training of the indian air force and the strong ethos of the indian. The kargil girl former iaf pilot gunjan saxena on whose life the.
Saxenas response comes after the indian air force iaf wrote a letter to the. I live just a few houses away from col. She belongs to an army background family as her father and brother are also army officers. The kargil girl released featuring janhvi kapoor in the title role.
Gunjan is married to an iaf officer who is also a pilot and mostly flies indian air force mi 17 helicopter. Balwant 18 august 2020 at 859 pm. The kargil girl on monday has now shared a picture with indian air force officer gunjan saxena. She is the first of two women along with flight lieutenant.
Actor janhvi kapoor who saw the release of her film gunjan saxena. Just a day after the indian air force iaf raised objection over the presentation of gender bias in the film gunjan saxena. She noted that it was the first. The indian air force is at the core and the heart of this film.
The couple has a daughter pragya born in 2004. Gunjan did graduation from the university of delhi india. Check this page to read her biography age husband career family much more.