Bollywood Actress Janhvi Kapoor’s film ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ was released on Netflix yesterday. But after this there has been a controversy about this film. The Indian Air Force has written a complaint letter to the film censor board for ‘improperly portraying negatively’ in the film.
The Air Force wrote in a letter sent to Netflix and Dharma Productions, in addition to the censor board, that as per the initial agreement ‘Dharma Productions had agreed that the Indian Air Force (IAF) would be submitted with credentials, and also ensured Had assured that the film would help inspire the next generation of Air Force officers.
However, when the trailer of the film was released recently, it was seen that ‘some scenes and dialogues of the film and its trailer, which were sent to this office for viewing, depict the Indian Air Force in an unfair and negative manner. are doing.’
In order to glorify the character of X Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, Messrs Dharma Productions has presented some situations in the film which are not only misleading but also inappropriate to the Indian Air Force work culture, especially women. Is showing against. ‘
The story of the film, made under the banner of Dharma Productions, is based on the struggle of Gunjan Saxena, the first woman pilot of the Indian Air Force, who was part of the Kargil conflict in 1999.
Saxena, one of the first female pilots to fly in the war, was instrumental in rescuing wounded soldiers during the Kargil War. After which he was awarded the Shaurya Vir Award for showing courage during the fight.
The letter also states that Dharma Productions, owned by Karan Johar, was also told about the objectionable part of the film. They were also advised to remove or modify them. Although the production house has not removed those scenes, it has proposed a plan to run Disclaimer during its runup after the film’s release.
In this regard, the Air Force has said that it seems that just a media plan and disclaimer will not be enough to stop the presentation of false facts about the Indian Air Force.
The Air Force said, “Looking at the above, the NOC will be considered for the release of the film only after the scenes are revised or deleted.”