Janhvi Kapoor (born 6 March 1997) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. Born to Sridevi and Boney Kapoor, she made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic drama
which was a commercial success. Kapoor has since starred in the biopic
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
(2020) and the horror-comedy
Janhvi Kapoor was born on 6 March 1997. Her father is Boney Kapoor the son of the late filmmaker Surinder Kapoor and the founder of the Anil Kapoor Films Company.
Her mother is actress Sridevi, The "First Female Superstar" of Indian cinema and one of its most influential actresses.
. She is the niece of film actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. She has one younger sister, Khushi, and two half siblings, actor Arjun Kapoor
Kapoor lost her mother at age 21, when she was found dead of an accidental drowning in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Kapoor studied at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai. Before making her film debut, she took an acting course from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in California.
Kapoor made her acting debut in 2018 with the Shashank Khaitan-directed romance
, co-starring Ishaan Khatter
Hindi-language remake of the 2016 Marathi film
, it featured her as a young upper-class girl whose life turns tragic after she elopes with a lower-class boy
The film received predominantly negative reviews, but with a worldwide collection of ₹1.1 billion, it proved to be a commercial success.