Janhvi Kapoor was born on 6 March 1997 in Andheri, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Janhvi is a Starkid and belongs to the film background. Her mother Sridevi was a veteran Bollywood actress who acted in many hit films and her father Boney Kapoor is a film producer.
Belonging from good family background, she got her 10th and 12th education from Dhirubhai Ambani International School Mumbai. She later moved to Los Angeles USA to pursue a course in film and theater. After completing her graduation in the US, she moved back to Mumbai and wanted to work in Bollywood.
But her mother Sridevi did not like Janhvi to join Bollywood. She wanted Janhvi to get married and settled. But later, seeing the passion, dedication, and enthusiasm towards acting, she supported Janhvis decision.
In 2015, Janhvi was offered a Telugu movie in which Star Telugu actor Mahesh Babu was in the lead role but Janhvi refused to do that film as Mahesh Babu was older than Janhvi.
Janhvi was then makers first choice for the movie Simmba and they cast Janhvi as the lead actress in the film but later Janhvi refused to do the film as she was uncomfortable to do acting in front of such a big star like Ranveer Singh. Lastly, Janhvi made her Bollywood debut with the movie Dhadak with her opposite actor Ishaan Khattar which was released in theaters in July 2018.
The movie was a remake of the Marathi film Sairat and was produced under the banner of Dharma Productions which was produced by Karan Johar. The film was given negative reviews by the critics and the audience was not much liked but the film was declared a commercial hit.
Janhvi Kapoor is a very hot and beautiful actress in the Bollywood industry who started her career with Dhadak Movie. The film grossed worldwide $ 1.1 billion and proved that it was a commercial hit. Janhvi was awarded the Best Female Debut for Zee Cine Award for her role in Dhadak Movie.
In the same year, cosmetic Nykaa selected Janhvi Kapoor as their brand ambassador. Janhvi then acted in Zoya Akhtars horror film Ghost Stories in the year 2020, which was disliked by the Film Critics. Although they praised Janhvis role. The film was released on Netflix.
Janhvis next biopic was followed by Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl in which she played the aviator Gunjan Saxena. But the film could not be released in theaters due to Pandemic and the film was released on Netflix. She spent time with the real Gunjan Saxena to prepare for this film, took physical training, and learned the body language of an Air Force officer.
In the year 2021, Janhvi Kapoor is going to be seen in the comedy horror film Roohi. In this film, Bollywood actors Rajkumar Rao and Varun Sharma will be seen in lead roles with him. Apart from this, she has been cast opposite Karthik Aryan and Laksh Lalwani in the Dostana 2. She will also be seen in the lead role in Karan Johars period film Takht.