Janhvi Kapoor is a rising Indian actress and model who gained fame at an early age for being the daughter of producer Boney Kapoor and late Sridevi. She made her Bollywood debut with Shashank Khaitan’s romantic outing “Dhadak” opposite Ishaan Khatter.
She is the paparazzi’s delight and the shutterbugs never miss a chance to click a picture of her whenever possible. Over the years, she has earned a huge fan base on social media and managed to amass over $4 million loves on Instagram.
Janhvi Kapoor Biography
Janhvi Kapoor was born on the 6th of March 1997, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is currently 25 years old.
|Birth Name||Janhvi Kapoor|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1997|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.|
|Age||25 years old|
|Ethnicity||Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi|
Family and Education
Janhvi Kapoor is the daughter of film producer, Boney Kapoor, and late actress and film producer, Sridevi. Her mother died in February 2018. She has a younger sister named Khushi Kapoor and two older paternal half-siblings, Anshula and Arjun Kapoor.
Actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor are her paternal uncle while actress Sonam Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor are her paternal cousins. Her paternal grandfather was Surinder Kapoor, a popular producer in Bollywood. Her maternal grandparents were Ayyapan and Rajeswari.
Janhvi Kapoor attended Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai for her formal school education. She took an acting course at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in Los Angeles to refine her acting skills. In case if you don’t know, actors Ranbir Kapoor and Aaryan Khan have also studied at the same institute.
Janhvi Kapoor Love Life
Though Janhvi Kapoor’s relationship status is single right now, the young and pretty actress has had been in a few relationships in the past. It’s quite obvious for a gorgeous starlet like Janhvi to get romantically linked up with dashing stars but it seems that she is currently focusing on her acting career.
Her first publicly known relationship was with Shikhar Pahariya in 2016. They were seen hanging out together in a couple of different occasions before appearing together at Shah Rukh Khan‘s Dear Zindagi special screening. She then dated Akshat Rajan, who happened to be her close friend and the two knew each other for a long time. He can be spotted in each and every family function her family organizes but they haven’t either confirmed or denied that they are dating each other.
The mystery has never been solved until she was romantically linked up with Ishaan Khatter, the younger brother of actor Shahid Kapoor. Not much is known about Janhvis’ alleged relationship with Ishaan but they had been spotted together spending quality time at family events and parties. It was reported that Ishaan broke up with Janhvi owing to his brother’s counsel.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 4 inches|
Centimeters – 163 cm
Meters – 1.63 m
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Thick eyebrows|
Janhvi marked her entry into Bollywood with the 2018 drama film Dhadak. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the film is an official Hindi remake of the critically acclaimed Marathi movie Sairat. in which she played the lead female opposite Ishaan Khattar. Her performance in the movie earned her the Zee Cine Awards for Best Female Debut in 2019.
In 2018, she made a guest appearance in the reality show, Dance Deewane.
- Food – Non-vegetarian dishes, especially mutton recipes, Italian and Rajasthani food
- Actors – Salman Khan, Dilip Kumar, Shahid Kapoor
- Actresses – Kareena Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Madhubala
- Movies – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Janhvi Kapoor Facts
She was named after actress Urmila Matondkar’s character Jhanvi from the film Judaai. Sridevi shared a great bond with the actress and was pregnant with Janhvi at that time.
Before Janhvi made her debut with Dhadak, she was offered a lead role in AR Murugadoss’s bilingual movie, Spyder, opposite popular actor Mahesh Babu. She refused to take that call as she wasn’t entirely ready at that time.
Janhvi Kapoor was allegedly offered a lead role in Ranveer Singh’s “Simmba” but actress Sara Ali Khan was cast instead. She didn’t sign the project for unknown reasons.
In an interview with an online magazine, she revealed that she had only watched five of her mother’s movies.
Her late mother Sridevi had never wanted her to get into acting and was never happy with her decision. She wanted her to marry and settle down.
Janhvi Kapoor deleted all the photos of her on Instagram before she made it public. Her account remained private all the time until a few months ago.
In 2020, she starred in Netflix’s Ghost Stories and Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl in the lead roles. For the preparation of the latter which focused on the life of IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena, she took flying lessons.