After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
The movie, based on the life of celebrated Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, is set to premiere on Netflix. However, a release date has not been confirmed yet.
We are excited to share this fearless story, said KJo
Karan Johar, who co-produced the movie under the banner Dharma Productions, said in a statement, "Gunjan Saxena is a defining film based on a true story about a woman who showed unparalleled courage, and inspiration to many in the coming years."
"We are excited to partner with Netflix and share this fearless story about following your heart... with millions around the world," he added.
'It's a journey that taught me to believe in myself'
Sharing a teaser, Janhvi penned, "This isn't just a film for me- it's a journey that's taught me to believe in myself. A journey I can't wait to share with you all. About a girl who set out to do something simple, follow her dreams."
'Gulabo Sitabo', 'Shakuntala Devi' also go digital
Other major movies that have been given a digital release in wake of the coronavirus pandemic include Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Gulabo Sitabo, which releases on June 12 on Amazon Prime, and Vidya Balan's biographical drama Shakuntala Devi.