Pankaj Tripathi to play Janhvi’s father

Sakal Times
Sunday, 3 March 2019

The actor is set to play Janhvi Kapoor’s onscreen father for Dharma Productions’ film on the real life hero Gunjan Saxena. In the project, Janhvi will essay the role of the Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, who played an important role during the Kargil War in 1999. This is their first film together.

The actor is set to play Janhvi Kapoor’s onscreen father for Dharma Productions’ film on the real life hero Gunjan Saxena. In the project, Janhvi will essay the role of the Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, who played an important role during the Kargil War in 1999. This is their first film together.

Pankaj has already started shooting for the film in Lucknow. “I liked the character very much. I am having a lot of fun while shooting for the film. Janhvi is a very sincere actress. She respects me a lot and I too respect her for the sincerity and commitment towards her work,” Pankaj said in a statement.

The biopic is being helmed by Sharan Sharma. “Sharan is a very talented director and is well versed with his craft. It’s an opportunity to work under Dharma Productions,” said the acclaimed actor. 

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