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Janhvi Kapoor
Occupation:Actor • Special Appearances
Born:March 6, 1997
Janhvi Kapoor is the elder daughter of one of India`s most popular and successful actresses Sridevi and her husband Boney Kapoor, a film producer. Hailing from a film family, acting came very naturally to Janhvi, who had expressed her interest in acting at a very young age. After completing her schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, she studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan, New York.

Upon completing her course, she returned to India to have bagged the lead role in the Hindi remake of the Marathi blockbuster hit and critically acclaimed movie Sairat, titled Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter in 2018. Her 2020 release includes Gunjan Saxena. In 2021, she paired alongside Rajkummar Rao in the comedy-horror film Roohi. She then featured in Good Luck Jerry (2022), Mili (2022), Mr. & Mrs. Mahi (2023) and Bawaal (2023).
Peers & More
Ishaan Khatter
Sara Ali Khan
Ananya Panday
Boney Kapoor
Khushi Kapoor
Popular Movies
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Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari
Devara - Part 1
Mr. & Mrs. Mahi
Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya
Dostana 2
Gunjan Saxena

Did You Know? (7)

  • Janhvi Kapoor was supposed make her debut in Student of The Year 2 but Karan Johar, later, decided to launch her in Dhadak instead.
  • Sridevi admitted that she did not want Janhvi Kapoor to be an actress, but her love towards the craft made Sridevi reconsider.
  • Janhvi Kapoor has undergone her training in the same acting institute The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, as Ranbir Kapoor and Aaryan Khan.
  • Janhvi Kapoor's name is inspired by Urmila Matondkar's character Jhanvi in the film Judaai starring Sridevi, who was pregnant at the time and shared a great bond with the actress.
  • Janhvi Kapoor was allegedly offered a movie with Mahesh Babu by director A.R Murugadoss. However, she reportedly denied it as she was not ready.
  • Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor, while shooting for the song 'Pheli Baar' from Dhadak, had to shoot around a pond, which apparently had snakes in it. The actors stayed oblivious to the fact until after the shoot.
  • Janhvi Kapoor could not speak Hindi until she made her debut in Dhadak (2018), in which she is seen speaking Rajasthani and Hindi fluently.
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