Critically acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi has been roped in play an important role in Gunjan Saxena Biopic. According to reports, he will portray the father of Janhvi Kapoor in the film. Bankrolled by Karan Johar, the film will tell the tales of Gunja Saxena, the first AIF combat pilot. Talking about this, Pankaja said that he liked the character very much and he has developed a great bonding with Janhvi while shooting for the film. Pankaj praised Janhvi by saying that she is a very sincere and well-behaved actress who respected him a lot. The film will be helmed by Sharan Sharma. Talking about Sharan, Pankaj said that he is a very talented director and is well versed with his craft.