Gunjan Saxena Wiki (IAF) Age, Husband, Biography, Family, Height, Fact

Gunjan Saxena

Gunjan Saxena (June 4, 1972) is an Indian Air Force Pilot from New Delhi, India. Actually, she has better known as the “Kargil Girl” She belongs to the family of Army Officers. In fact, her elder brother took her to have a look to a real plane.

Gunjan Saxena IAF Flight Officer

Gunjan decided to be a pilot. Furthermore, she is among the group of 25 officers selected for the formal training of flying. Ms. Saxena flew the small cheetah helicopter to supply medical aid and other things to the Kargil war area.

Gunjan Saxena with Sri Vidya
Gunjan Saxena with Sri Vidya.

She gave more than 18 years to the Air Force as the Flight Officer. As of now, the film actress Janhvi Kapoor cast in the role of Gunjan Saxena. Boney Kapoor’s daughter is all set to be in the character of the flight. Some pictures of the movie have leaked.

Janhvi Kapoor as Gunjan Saxena in her biopic

You can see Janhvi is wearing air force officer uniform. However, the name of the Bollywood biopic has not known. Gunjan is the first woman to be a combat flying officer. In addition to this, Janhvi is working hard to do justice with her role. The movie goes on big screens in 2019.


Profile, Parents & Early Life

Gunjan Saxena Wiki

The “Kargil Girl – Air Force Pilot” was born on the 4th of June 1972 in New Delhi, India. At Present, Gunjan Saxena’s age is 46 years old. Her father and brother served as the brave officers in the Indian Army.

Still, the names of the family members have not known. In fact, Gunjan pursues from the prestigious Hansraj College, University of Delhi. Furthermore, Saxena is proud to be the wife of the Flight Officer in the Air Force.

Her husband flies the Mi-17 helicopter. Additionally, God has blessed them with a son and daughter. Their baby girl Pragya took birth in 2004. Currently, Gunjan is a homemaker lives in Jamnagar, Gujarat (India).

Gunjan Saxena Age, Height & Weight

Real Full Birth NameGunjan Saxena.
Nick nameGunjan.
ProfessionIAF Flight Officer.
Famous forThe first woman to be the Combat Flight Officer in IAF until 2004.
Age (As of 2018)46 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayJune 4, 1972.
Birthplace/HometownNew Delhi, India.
Awards & AchievementsFirst Woman to honor with Shaurya Chakra Award for her courage shown during Kargil operation "Vijay" in 1999.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Gemini.
Current ResidenceJamnagar, Gujarat (India).
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
WeightKilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
Bra Size33B.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)34-24-35.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoo details?Will Update.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Army Officer (Name Not Known).
Mother: Will Update Soon.
SiblingsBrother: One Elder Brother (Indian Army Officer).
Sister: None.
Famous RelativesGrandparents:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
Dating History?NA.
BoyfriendNot Known.
Husband/Spouse NameIAF Flight Officer (Name Not Known).
SonName Not Known.
Highest QualificationGraduated from Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
SchoolPrivate School, Delhi.
College/ UniversityHansraj College, University of Delhi.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Ranveer Singh.
Actress: Priyanka Chopra.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlack.
Love to doTravel & Read Books.
Favorite FoodBasket Chat & Poha.
Net worth (approx.)Will Update.
Annual Income & EarningsUnder Review.
Contact Details
Office AddressNot Known
Home DetailsWill Update.
Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
Email AddressNot found.
Official WebsiteNone.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Gunjan Saxena

Gunjan Saxena Shaurya Chakra Recipient

  • Gunjan joins the Safdarjung Flying Club in Delhi to learn the flying skills.
  • Soon, she applied for the flying officer job in IAF.
  • Saxena gets into the group of 25 women in IAF for the training in 1991.
  • In fact, her first posting as a flight officer is at Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir (India).
  • Furthermore, Gunjan Saxena displayed her exceptional skills to support the injured officers in Kargil.

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Gunjan Saxena & Janhvi Kapoor (Actress)

  • She made her flight in the cheetah helicopter to the areas of Jammu & Kashmir with Srividya Rajan in 1999.
  • Then, the Indian Government honored her with the Shauraya Chakra Award.
  • On the other hand, Gunjan is the first woman officer to receive the award in India.
  • She shows her brilliant courage in the operation “Vijay” at the time of the Kargil War.
  • Still, her tenure ended in 2004 as a chopper pilot.




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