Janhvi Kapoor, born on March 6, 1997, is an Indian actress who stars in Hindi movies. She began acting in 2018, with “Dhadak” being her debut romance film. The movie was a remake of a 2016 movie, in which she falls in love and elopes with a lower-class boy, which causes turmoil in their families. She also starred in “Ghost Stories,” a Netflix show, which premiered in 2020. She recently played a role in another film and is currently expected to star in more upcoming films.
March 2, 1997
Janhvi Kapoor is a young star taking Bollywood to new heights. She is a young go-getter who has earned the affection of the world. Kapoor was born on March 6, 1997, in Mumbai to Boney Kapoor, son of the late Surinder Kapoor, and Shree Yamma Yanger. She has two half-siblings, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor, from her father’s first marriage and she also has a young sister. Kapoor is also a niece to actors Anil and Sanjay Kapoor. Sadly, Kapoor lost her mom as a result of an accidental drowning in her hotel room in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In 2018, Kapoor made her debut in “Dhadak,” which was a remake of the 2016 film “Sairat,” a romance film in which she elopes with a boy from a lower social class and causes life to take a tragic turn. In 2020, she starred in a Netflix horror anthology film called “Ghost Stories” where she plays the role of an Indian airforce pilot. She was also part of the cast of “Kargil Girl” which was streamed on Netflix and some people described her acting as ‘pitch-perfect.’ In 2021, she portrayed a role in a comedy horror film, “Roohi,” and the film was released in India on March 11, 2021, receiving positive reviews from critics and fans. Kapoor is now expected to star in “Good Luck Jerry,” an adaptation of a 2018 film.
Her personal life is kept away from the public, but she did have a controversy in 2016 when pictures of her and her boyfriend, Shikhar Pahariya, kissing at a nightclub were leaked. She has also been rumored to be dating her “Dhadak” co-star, Ishaan Khatter.
Kapoor debuts in a romance film and gets positive reviews.
Kapoor stars in two films, "Ghost Stories" and "The Kargil Girl."
Kapoor plays a dual role in the comedy horror film "Roohi."
She is expected to star in the film "Mr. and Mrs. Mahi" next.
Why We Love Janhvi Kapoor
She loves what she does
Kapoor loves to act. This is her passion and the career she chose because she is at her best while acting.
She learns and grows
Despite her young age and short career, she learns from all her mistakes and improves on them. This is proven by her critics complimenting her acting as 'perfect.'
She is extremely hardworking
Kapoor has a few films expected to be released in 2022. Films take time to make and she is working very hard to do it all.
5 Surprising Facts
She couldn’t speak Hindi
She had a hard time speaking Hindi before she debuted in "Dhadak."
She has a tattoo of her mother
She posted a handwritten note from her mom and later got it tattooed.
She loves her drinks
Kapoor enjoys drinking during her free time.
She declined a major offer
She once declined an offer to play a role because of the age gap between her and other actors.
She once filmed near a snake pond
She shot a project near a pond with snakes unbeknown to her until after the music video was done.
Janhvi Kapoor FAQs
Is Janhvi Kapoor in a relationship?
She keeps her love life very private but she is currently believed to be single.
Did Janhvi Kapoor delete her Instagram?
The star kept her Instagram account private but opened it to the public right before her debut.
Who is the best female actress in Bollywood?
Madhubala is often seen as the best female actress to act in Bollywood.
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