The Kargil Girl Gunjan Saxena Wiki- Biography, Age, Height, Family

Gunjan Saxena Wiki, Biography, Career, Achievements, Honours, Pics, Movies, Age, Relationships & More

The Untold Story of the First Woman Warrior of Kargil – Gunjan Saxena: The Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena was born in 1975, in a dedicated army family. During the Kargil War 1999, Gunjan Saxena became the first Indian woman to fly in the war zone. In fact, during the Kargil war in 1999, while missiles, Cannon balls, and rocket launchers were being fired, Gunjan was flying helicopters.

Gunjan has even faced the near-death moments during the war. Not only this, but she also did the responsibility of delivering the necessary goods to the soldiers. Gunjan Saxena has been awarded by the Indian army “the Shaurya Chakra” for her outstanding courage, services, and bravery during the Kargil war. So let us know more about the Kargil Girl- Gunjan Saxena today.

 कौन है कारगिल गर्ल गुंजन सक्सेना जिन पर बन रही है फिल्म- 

Gunjan Saxena Wiki/ Biography Age, Height, Family, Husband, Biography & More

Kargil Girl Gunjan Saxena Wiki
Gunjan Saxena Wiki- The Kargil Girl” Who Became First Indian Woman In Combat

Gunjan was born in 1975, in an army family. Both her father and brother were in the army, and she also decided to join the Armed Forces. After completing her schooling, Gunjan has completed her graduation from Hansraj College of Delhi University, and together she joined the Safdarjung Flying Club for learning the basics tips of Flying. Within a few months of training, Gunjan joined the Air Force. After passing the examination of Sashastra Seema Bal, she joined the Indian Air Force as a pilot. After her services as “short service commissioned officer “during Kargil War 1999, she is referred to as The Kargil Girl, presently she is a homemaker, she is married to an IAF Mi-17 helicopter pilot and living happily with her family in Jamnagar , Gujarat.

Gunjan Saxena Wiki/ Biography Overview

Real nameGunjan Saxena
Known NameKargil Girl
Date of BirthThe year 1975
ProfessionAn Indian airforce personnel
Age44 years
Home townJamnagar, Gujarat, India
CityGujarat, India
Gunjan Saxena Education Qualification
SchoolPrivate school Delhi
CollegeHansraj College, University of Delhi
Education QualificationGraduate
Gunjan Saxena‘s Family 
FatherAn Army Officer [Name not known]
MotherName not known
Brother1 Elder Brother(Army Officer)

[Name Not Known]

Husband [IAF Mi-17 Helicopter Pilot]

Name not known

ChildrenSon : not known

Daughter: Pragya [born in 2004]

Famous forBeing one of the 1st Indian women IAF officers to fly in a combat zone[Kargil War ]
Zodiac sign
Gunjan Saxena Physical appearance
HeightIn feet: 5’6”F

In meter: 1.68M

Weight60 KG


Figure Measurement34-24-35
Figure typeFit
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack
Shoe Size8

Gunjan Saxena Net Worth, Earnings, Salary 

Nikita Bhamidipati ‘s Salaryn/a
Net WorthUnder review
 Gunjan Saxena‘s Boyfriends/Affairs/marriage
Rumored Boyfriends/AffairsNot known
Marital Statusmarried
Twitter(Not Official)
Honors, AwardsShurya Chakra Award by the Indian Army, Veerangana Samman[2017]

कौन है कारगिल गर्ल गुंजन सक्सेना जिन पर बन रही है फिल्म

धर्मा प्रोडक्शन के अंडर बन रही है फिल्म ‘गुंजन सक्सेना: द कारगिल गर्ल’ (Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl) का पोस्टर रिलीज़ हो चूका है । इस फिल्म में गुंजन सक्सेना का किरदार जान्हवी कपूर निभा रही है । ये फिल्म भारतीय वायु सेना पायलट रही और करिगल युद्ध में अपनी वीरता के लिए विख्यात “जुन्जान सक्सेना” की जीवनी पर बन रही है ।

उन्हें कारगिल गर्ल के नाम से भी जाना जाता है क्योकि उन्होंने कारगिल टाइम पे अपनी वीरता और शौर्य को परिचय दिया था । उनको उनके साहस और देशप्रेम के लिए शौर्य पुरस्कार भी मिल चुका है ।कौन है कारगिल गर्ल गुंजन सक्सेना जिन पर बन रही है फिल्म

Gunjan Saxena Indian Air Force Career- Awards and Honors

Shurya Chakra Award 1999

During Kargil War 1999, she was awarded “Shurya Chakra- A Gallantry Award” presented for valor, courageous action and self-sacrifice.

Veerangana Samman in 2017

Gunjan Saxena was honored in Veerangana Lakshmibai Balidan Mela with “Veerangana Samman” award.

Know about Gunjan Saxena who created history in the Indian air force

Gunjan started learning the basics tips of Flying from Safdarjung Flying Club, with the graduation and after a few months, Gunjan joined the Air Force. After passing the examination of Sashastra Seema Bal, she joined the Indian Air Force as a pilot. Her first posting was in year 1994, in Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir [Himachal Pradesh]. Gunjan was looking for an opportunity to serve and help the country. She got the right opportunity, in year 1999 during Kargil war against Pakistan where she serviced as “short service commissioned officer “during Kargil war 1999, she is referred to as The Kargil Girl.

Gunjan Saxena Hobbies, Interests
HobbiesExploring New Places, Reading
Favorite outfitsn/a
Favorite Film(s)Not Known
Favorite actor(s)Ranveer Singh
Favorite actressPriyanka Chopra
Favorite Food(s)Basket Chaat, Kulfi Falooda
Favorite DrinkNot Sure
Favorite FruitNot known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favorite destinationParis
Favorite things to doNot known
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite MusicianNot Known
Favorite Singer(s)Not Known
Favorite Song(s)Not Known
Favorite Sport(s)Adventure sports

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl

During the Kargil war fought against Pakistan in 1999 over Kargil, Gunjan Saxena with Srividhya Rajan has shown immense courage and bravery. These 2 women not only served as “short service commissioned officer “, fought against enemies, the dead missiles but also shifted injured soldier to hospital during the Kargil War.

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl’s Cheetah Helicopter

Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena and her fellow Lieutenant Rajan were given small Cheetah helicopter during the kargil war which was unarmed and completely defenseless to enemy attack besides this, the two brave hearts continued flying in and out of the danger zone in North Kashmir. Gunjan has her INSAS rifle and a revolver for self-defense in case her chopper crash in enemies territory. Apparently, in one of the attacks, Gunjan has even faced the near-death moments. During the war 1999, Gunjan’s [Cheetah helicopter] helicopter was fired by Pakistani troops, wherein she had a narrow escape. The missile barely missed the chopper and crashed into the hill right behind.

Gunjan Saxena Life style 

Does, Gunjan Saxena Consume


Not known
Smoke Cigarettesno
Will she Drive?Yes
Is she a regular Swimmer?yes
Yoga Practitioneryes
Goes to Gym?Yes
Is she a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Vegetarian
ControversiesNo Controversy traces upon Nikita Bhamidipati So far.


  • In the year 1994, Gunjan Saxena was one of the 25 women trainee pilots recruitment by the Indian Air Force.
  • Lieutenant Saxena and Rajan had never flown a fighter jet, but during the Kargil war1999, they were deployed to shift the injured soldiers.
  • While performing her duties as flight officer during the Kargil war 1999, Gunjan’s helicopter was fired by Pakistani troops, wherein she had a narrow escape.
  • Gunjan Saxena was also awarded the Shaurya Vir Chakra. She also became the first woman to receive such an honour from the Indian military.
  • Gunjan Saxena is also called as “Kargil Girl“.
  • In the year 2017, she was awarded “Veerangana Samman” in the Veerangana Lakshmibai Balidan Mela.
  • After giving her services for more 7 years in Indian Military, her tenure as a Chopper Pilot ended in July 2004.
  • A biopic film on Gunjan Saxena has been announced under Dharma Productions, directed by Sharan Sharma and produced by Bollywood film director Karan Johar.
  • Janhvi Kapoor is playing the role of Gunjan Saxena in this movie.

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Sources said Bollywood film director Karan Johar makes a biopic film on Gunjan Saxena under her home production. Titled as “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

The first poster of Janhvi Kapoor was unveiled on 29 August 2019. The film is scheduled to be theatrically released in theatres on 13 March 2020.

Directed bySharan Sharma
Produced byKaran  Johar
Zee  Studios
Hiroo  Johar
Apoorva  Mehta
Written byNikhil  Malhotra
Sharan  Sharma
StarringJanhvi  Kapoor

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