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Janhvi Kapoor is the daughter of Sridevi and Boney Kapoor who works in Hindi films. She made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic drama film Dhadak, which was a commercial success.

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NicknameJaan (fondly called by Sridevi)
Other NameJanhvi Kapoor
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-32
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1997-03-07
Age (as in 2018)21 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolDhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
College/UniversityThe Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Educational QualificationA Course in Theatres and Films
DebutFilm- Dhadak (2018)
ReligionHinduism
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressAn apartment in Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri, North West, Mumbai
HobbiesDancing, Travelling, Listening To Music
ControversiesIn August 2016, intimate photographs of Jhanvi and her boyfriend Akshat Rajan were leaked online. The duo was seen locking lips in one of the two photographs.
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsShikhar Pahariya (Rumour)
Akshat RajanJhanvi Kapoor and Akshat Rajan
Ishaan Khatter (Actor, Rumour)
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Boney Kapoor (Film producer)
Mother- Late Sridevi (Actress)
SiblingsBrother- Arjun Kapoor (Actor, Elder half-brother)
Sisters- Khushi Kapoor (Younger), Anshula Kapoor (Elder half-sister)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Mutton, Rajasthani Cuisines, Italian Dishes
Favourite Actor(s)Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Dilip Kumar
Favourite ActressesKareena Kapoor, Madhubala, Nutan, Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s)Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Favourite Fashion DesignerManish Malhotra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jhanvi Kapoor

  • Does Jhanvi Kapoor smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jhanvi Kapoor drink alcohol: Yes
  • Jhanvi was born with a silver spoon; as her father is a renowned Bollywood filmmaker, and mother was a prolific multilingual actress.
  • The actual spelling of her name is “Janhvi,” but since the name “Jhanvi” trended first, it spread over the internet.
  • Her name Jhanvi was given to her after the character of Urmila Matondkar as Jhanvi in the film- Judaai; as Sridevi was pregnant and shared a great bond with Urmila at that time.
  • Jhanvi, along with Shah Rukh Khan‘s son, Aryan Khan, received the training in acting from a renowned film institute in the USA named ‘The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute’. Notably, Ranbir Kapoor had also undergone a training from the same institute.
  • In 2015, Jhanvi was offered a role opposite Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, but she declined it due to a large age gap with Mahesh.
  • Her mother was never happy with Jhanvi’s decision to join Bollywood, instead, she wanted Jhanvi to get married and settle down.
  • She is very fond of getting clicked and loves sharing her pictures with her fans.
  • Her zeal towards acting and film industry even convinced her mother to support her in her decision.
  • In 2018, she made a headstart to her career with her Bollywood debut in Karan Johar‘s ‘Dhadak’, alongside Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khattar.
  • In an interview, she shared that during her shoot for Dhadak, she enjoyed eating various Rajasthani cuisines like Rogan josh, Laal maans, Kebab, etc. and she always prefers non-vegetarian over vegetarian.
  • Jhanvi was about to debut in Karan’s Student of The Year 2 earlier, but the film got postponed and he decided to launch her first in Dhadak.
  • When she was compared by her mother during the shoot of Dhadak, Farah Khan, her choreographer denied to it and called it unfair.
  • She was the first choice for the film ‘Simmba’ opposite Ranveer Singh, but she declined the offer; as she was quite nervous about acting with such a big star.
  • Jhanvi also told that her parents have supported her a lot in her journey of learning acting.
  • Her mother had a dream to see her on the silver screen, but it didn’t happen; as on 24 February 2018, while attending a wedding function in Dubai, she bid adieu to this living planet. According to forensic reports, she died of “accidental drowning.”
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