Father plays a very important role in both, real and reel life. We can observe the same in the latest movie Gunjan Saxena. Whether it seems to be a pictorial depiction, featuring the issues of discrimination or the right ideology of the character.
Gunjan Saxena is based on a real story in which she wants to fulfil her dream to fly. The role of Gunjan Saxena is played by Janhvi Kapoor, who wants to become a pilot in the Indian Air Force and later she achieved the same.
Pankaj Tripathi soars in his portrayal of a progressive, supportive father. A pure actor, Pankaj Tripathi in a major supporting role, who plays the role of Gunjan Saxena’s father, Lt. Col. (Rtd.) Ajay Saxena, seeing his presence only will make the audience to appreciate.
In this film, Pankaj Tripathi has spoken motivational attachment dialogues that directly touch the heart of the audience.
Apart from the numerous difficulties, Gunjan Saxena stood up for her dream and hit the bull’s eye in life. Her father Anup Saxena played by Pankaj Tripathi played an enormously elegant role in the upliftment towards her goal. He is aware that his daughter has unknowingly thrown down the gauntlet to a patriarchal society, by daring to dream. But, instead of discouraging her before the dream takes root, he begins to encourage her from the second he is aware of her desires.
“Jo Log Mehnat ka Sath Nhi Chorte, Kismat Kabhi Unka Hath Nhi Chorti”
Fairly enough and true statement quoted by Pankaj Tripathi in the movie encourages all to step forward with lots of positivity and confidence.
This movie projects the war-fair of Kargil happened in 1999. Gunjan bravely tackled the same and penetrated the stereotype mindset with a strong standing on male-female discrimination.
This movie comprises more supporting actors who add the colour to the film. Angad Bedi who plays the role of Gunjan Saxena’s brother, Aisha Rajaki as a mother, Chandan Singh as a chief instructor, Vineet Kumar Singh as a co-pilot.