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Jan Kapoor

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Janhvi Kapoor
Born (1997-03-07) 7 March 1997 (age 23)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
🏳️ NationalityIndian
Other names
💼 Occupation
Actor
💵 Salary :
📆 Years active  2017–present
👴 👵 Parent(s)Boney Kapoor
Sridevi
👪 RelativesSee Kapoor family

Janhvi Kapoor (born 7 March 1997) is an Indian film actress, who works in Hindi films. She is the daughter of Boney Kapoor and late actress Sridevi.[1] She debuted as the leading lady in the 2018 romantic film Dhadak, directed by Shashank Khaitan and produced by Karan Johar, opposite Ishaan Khatter. The film got her Zee Cine award for the best female debut, and emerged as a commercial success.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

She was educated at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. After schooling, she did acting course from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, California.[1]

Career[edit]

Janhvi began her acting career in 2017, with the lead role in Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter. The film got her Zee Cine award for the best female debut, and emerged as a commercial success.[3][4] Rajeev Masand of CNN-News18 reviewing the film, praised her screen presence and wrote, "But Janhvi, who’s making her debut here, has a fragility that makes her instantly endearing, and a soulful quality that makes it hard to take your eyes off her on screen."[5]

As of July 2019, she has four upcoming projects, Roohi Afza a horror, comedy-drama film directed by Hardik Mehta and produced by Maddock Films, opposite Rajkummar Rao;[6] Kargil Girl a biographical film, directed by Sharan Sharma and produced by Karan Johar, on the life of Gunjan Saxena, where she is playing the title role;[7][8] Karan Johar's multistarrer period film Takht starring Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Anil Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar, in which she is playing the role of a slave girl.[9] and sequel of Dostana, Dostana 2, to be directed by Collin D'Cunha and produced by Dharma Productions, opposite Kartik Aaryan.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2018 Dhadak Parthavi Singh Rathore Debut film[11][12]
2020 Roohi Afza Double role as Roohi Arora and Afsana Bedi Filming[6]
2020 Kargil Girl Gunjan Saxena Filming[13]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Janhvi Kapoor". Times of India. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. "The Real Winner With Dhadak - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  3. "The Real Winner With Dhadak - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. "Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter shoot for Dhadak on the streets of Kolkata. See pics, video". Times of India. March 26, 2018.
  5. "Caste away - Dhadak Movie Review". Rajeev Masand.2.5/5 stars
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Janhvi Kapoor a sincere and hardworking actor: Rajkummar Rao on Rooh-Afza co-star". New Indian Express. July 14, 2019. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  7. "Photo: Janhvi Kapoor's first look as Gunjan Saxena - India's first female combat aviator". Times of India. December 26, 2018.
  8. "Janhvi Kapoor shooting in Lucknow". The Times of India. 22 February 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  9. "Janhvi Kapoor preps up for 'Takht'". Times of India. November 16, 2018.
  10. "Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in Dostana 2, announces Karan Johar". India Today. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  11. "SEE: Karan Johar unveils poster of Janhvi Kapoor's debut film Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter". India Today. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  12. "Dhadak first look: Janhvi Kapoor has Sridevi's charm and Ishaan Khatter is Bollywood's next chocolate boy". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  13. "Janhvi Kapoor to gain weight for Kargil Girl after losing 10kg for RoohiAfza". India Today. July 29, 2019.

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