Janhvi Kapoor (born 6 March 1997) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. She made her acting debut in 2018 with the critically acclaimed love drama Dhadak. She is the daughter of Sridevi and Boney Kapoor. As the lead aviator in the biography Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Kapoor was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Actress. (2020). Since then, she has appeared in the 2022 streaming movies. Wishing Jerry and Mili luck.
Early and Personal Lifestyle
Janhvi Kapoor was born on 6 March 1997 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her father, Boney Kapoor, founded the Anil Kapoor Films Company and is the son of the late director Surinder Kapoor. Her mother is the Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi cinema actress Sridevi. She is the niece of Sanjay and Anil Kapoor, two famous actors. Khushi, her younger sister, and Arjun and Anshula Kapoor, an actor from her father’s first marriage, are her half-siblings. in the age of 21, Kapoor lost her mother when she was discovered drowned accidentally in her hotel room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In Mumbai, Kapoor attended Ecole Mondiale World School. She studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in California before making her film debut.
|Born||6 March 1997 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Siblings||Khushi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor|
|Weight||50 kg approx|
|Education||Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, MORE|
In the romantic comedy Dhadak, co-starring Ishaan Khatter and directed by Shashank Khaitan, Kapoor made her acting debut. It starred her as a young upper-class girl whose life takes a terrible turn after she elopes with a lower-class male in a Hindi version of the 2016 Marathi film Sairat. (played by Khatter). The majority of the reviews for the movie were unfavourable. nevertheless it was an economic success, with 1.1 billion being collected globally.
Rajeev Masand, writing for News18, condemned the movie for omitting references to caste and thought it was inferior to the original, although he thought Kapoor had “a fragility that makes her instantly endearing, and a soulful quality that makes it hard to take your eyes off her on screen.” She, on the other hand, “lacks personality and delivers a colourless performance,” according to Anna M. M. Vetticad of Firstpost.
In the Netflix horror anthology film Ghost Stories, a segment starring Zoya Akhtar, was Kapoor’s next on-screen appearance. The Indian Express’ Shubhra Gupta disapproved of the portions but said that Janhvi Kapoor’s performance was the “only real surprise” in the piece. The biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, which couldn’t be released in theatres owing to the COVID-19 outbreak but was instead streamed on Netflix, saw her take on the title role of aviator Gunjan Saxena. She spent time with Saxena, went through physical training, and studied the body language of an air force officer to prepare
The cosmetics company Nykaa and the pet food company Drools have both used Kapoor as their brand ambassador.
She was placed 28th in 2018, 24th in 2019, and 18th in 2020 on the Times Of India’s list of the most desirable women.
Awards and nominations
|2019||Filmfare Awards||Best Female Debut||Dhadak||Nominated|
|IIFA Awards||Star Debut of the Year – Female||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2020||Filmfare Awards||Best Actress||Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl||Nominated|
|2022||Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards||Super Stylish Youth Idol – Female||—||Won|
|2023||Bollywood Hungama Style Icons||Stylish Iconic Performer Female||—||Nominated|
|Stylish Youth Icon Female||—||Won|
|Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards||Style Icon of the Year – Reader’s Choice||—||Won|