Janhvi Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood actress born on 6 March 1997 to the very popular and very loved actress Sridevi and film producer Boney Kapoor. Janhvi Kapoor debuted with the movie Dhadak in 2018 with millions of fans wanting to get a glimpse of Sridevi’s daughter. Janhvi Kapoor has since her debut made a mark for herself. Other than movies, Janhvi Kapoor also endorses a couple of brands and is known for her antics on social media with her friends. This young Bollywood actress who is just a few films old has a lot to look forward to. With her dedication to the craft and her family history, it will not be surprising if Janhvi Kapoor soon becomes one of the top leading actresses of Bollywood.
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Janhvi Kapoor started her Bollywood journey in 2018 with Dhadak, a romance directed by Shashank Khaitan. The movie was a remake of a Marathi film Sairat. Janhvi Kapoor starred opposite Ishaan Khatter in the movie where she played the role of a young upper-class girl whose life turns tragically after she elopes away with a lower-class boy. The music of the entire movie was also loved by the audience. It had a good mix of both romantic and dance numbers. The film earned a huge amount of attention and earned 1.1 billion worldwide. Janhvi Kapoor got nominated for multiple awards and won the Jury’s Choice Award for Best Female Debut Actress.
Dhadak was indeed the remake of Sairat, the Marathi film. Zingaat was one of the songs that were there in the Marathi film as well and were a chart-buster. It comes as no surprise that the Hindi number went on to be such a big hit number as well. You could hear it being played at every party because of its grooving tunes. The music directors and singers for Zingaat are both Ajay-Atul and the lyrics were written by none other than Amitabh Bhattacharya. This was quite a hit foot-tapping song for a debut film and Jahnvi Kapoor nailed it on-screen
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2. Ghost Stories
Janhvi Kapoor’s next movie was a horror movie called Ghost Stories. It was her first film released on an OTT platform. The movie was directed by Zoya Akhtar in 2020 and featured on Netflix.
3. Gunjan Saxena : The Kargil Girl
Janhvi Kapoor’s next movie was a biopic, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. Many feel that Janhvi Kapoor was the best Bollywood actress to have performed this role. She played the role of an aviator Gunjan Saxena. In preparation for this role, Janhvi Kapoor spent time with Gunjan Saxena and underwent physical training, and learned the body language of an air force officer in and out. The film was a huge commercial success. Janhvi Kapoor also gained weight to fit into the character of her film, IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena’s biopic
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is probably one of the proudest movies that Janhvi Kapoor will ever be a part of. Also, to do such an inspirational movie at such a young age is indeed commendable. The album of the film was quite relatable and appropriate; it was to motivate the success of a woman. Aasman di Pari has been sung by Jyoti Nooran. Amit Trivedi is the music director while the lyrics have been penned down by Kausar Munir.
Janvhi Kapoor starred opposite Rajkumar Rao in a dual role in this comedy horror film, Roohi. It was a film directed by Hardik Mehta. The film earned a total of 75 Cr. and was known to be a hit Bollywood movie. The film Roohi has a dance number performed by Janhvi Kapoor for which she was widely appreciated. Nadiyo Paar’s music video along with Jahnvi’s exceptional dancing skills has been trending for quite some time now. The music has been given by Sachin-Jigar, the playback singers include Rashmeet Kaur, Sachin-Jigar, I.P. Singh, and Shamur. The song is a remix but has turned out to be one of the biggest chartbusters of Janhvi Kapoor’s films yet.
Janhvi Kapoor will also star in Karan Johar’s period drama ‘Takht’ which has an ensemble cast.
Janhvi Kapoor is a bit self-deprecating. It doesn’t seem to come from self-awareness as much as it stems from self-doubt. She doubts that ‘‘Did I really do it that well or are people praising me just like that?’” she tells indianexpress.com.
Janhvi, born to late star Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor, became famous even before her debut with Dhadak in 2018. It was also in the news that when her beloved mother passed away, Janhvi was shooting for ‘Dhadak’. However, Janhvi has won everyone’s heart with her performance in ‘Dhadak’. The movie has been loved by all and has even received a good response at the box office.
Everyone is aware of the rich film heritage family Janhvi Kapoor comes from. With her father, Boney Kapoor is a producer and late mother, Sridevi is one of the first female superstars in the country, it’s a common notion that the film industry would be the ideal way to go for Janhvi Kapoor on contrary to this, Janhvi Kapoor once mentioned that her mother wanted her to become a doctor. She candidly remembers having this conversation with her mom back then. It was only her dad who was chilled out with the idea of Janhvi Kapoor becoming a film star.
As per media reports, Late Sridevi never wanted her daughter Janhvi Kapoor to get into the Bollywood industry as an actress. Sridevi was herself one of the leading actresses of Bollywood. So it was interesting to hear Sridevi Boney Kapoor say that she would much rather have her daughter Janhvi Kapoor doing something else. Janhvi Kapoor anyway had other plans and her heart was set on the Bollywood industry. With a couple of movies done, Janhvi Kapoor is looking forward to many more.
Sridevi had also stated that she usually tells Janhvi to lose weight and do exercise because she wants her to be conscious of her health and not because she wants her to be an actress. However, Janhvi always had an inclination towards acting, and Sridevi could do nothing but agree with her daughter’s decision.
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