Janhvi Kapoor Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Affairs, Controversies

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Born (Date & Place)  7 March 1997, Mumbai , Maharashtra, India
Full Name Janhvi Kapoor
Nicknames Jaan
Height 5 feet 4 inches ( 1.63 m)
Age  22 years
Popular Movies/TV Series Dhadak, Ghost Stories
Debut Dhadak ( 2018)
Awards/Honors Film fare Glamour and Style Award ( 2018 ), Lions Gold Award ( 2019 ), Vague Beauty Award ( 2018 ), Zee Cine Award ( 2019 )
Address An apartment in Lokhandwala complex, Andheri, North west, Mumbai
Family Father – Boney Kapoor, Mother – Sridevi, Sister – Khushi Kapoor, Half Brother – Arjun Kapoor, Cousin – Sonam Kapoor, Uncle – Anil Kapoor


Janhvi Kapoor was born on 7 March 1997  in Mumbai , Maharashtra, India. she is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. Her mother named her ‘Janhvi’ after the name of the character of Urmila Matondkar in the film ‘Judaai’. Apparently, Sridevi was pregnant with Janhvi during the Shooting of the film and had a great bond with Urmila Matondkar.

Janhvi Kapoor made her Bollywood debut in 2018 opposite Ishaan Khatter in ‘Dhadak’, which was the Hindi remake of Marathi super hit film ‘Sairat’. The actual spelling of her name is ‘Janhvi,’ but since the name ‘Jhanvi’ trended first, it spread over the internet. Her mother wanted to see her daughter on the silver screen, but it did not happen. On 24 February 2018, Sridevi was found dead in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai. According to forensic reports, she died of ”accidental drowning”.

Early Life & Family

Janhvi Kapoor was born in a Hindu Punjabi Khatri family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, to the actress Sredevi and the film producer Boney Kapoor. She has one young sister Khushi Kapoor, she is also famous on social media platform for her bold pictures. Her father was already married to Mona Shourie Kapoor. Actor Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor are Janhvi’s half siblings. Actress Sonam Kapoor is her cousin and Anil Kapoor is uncle. Her mother was never happy with Janhvi’s decision to join Bollywood, instead, she dream to see her as a Doctor and settle down.

Janhvi has completed her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai. Before making her film debut, she took an acting course from Lee Starsberg Theatre and Film Institute in California. Janhvi declined a role opposite Mahesh Babu that was offered to her for her debut. According to reports the reason behind denying that role was age gap between Jhanvi and Mahesh Babu.


Janhvi Kapoor first boyfriend is Akshant Ranjan, he is a childhood friend of Janhvi. Earlier there have been rumours of her relationship with Akshat Rajan and Shikhar Pahariya. According to the reports, Janhvi kapoor was in relationship with Shikhar Pahariya who is the maternal grandchild of celebrated government official Sushil Kumar Shinde and child of Mumbai based specialist Sanjay Pahariya. Her personal relationship  news goes viral when a kissing picture with boyfriend leaked out on the social media. Their kissing photo was taken during a late night party in a nightclub.

The rumour relationship between Janhvi and ‘Dhadak’ film co-star Ishaan Khatter is also in news. The couple has been spotted together on many occasions and parties. The pictures of them went viral all over the social media, where they were seen spending quality times. Not only Ishaan and Janhvi’s on-screen chemistry but even their off-screen chemistry is being appreciated by a lot of fans. Recently, during the appearance of Ishaan on No Filter Neha, he confessed that he once stole a pillow from a hotel on Janhvi’s request. He said, “I stole a pollow for Janhvi Kapoor in Oman as she could not do it.

Popular Movies/TV Series

She started her career with the film ‘Dhadak’ in 2018 which was a very good film on box office, which received a lot of appreciation from the public as well as the media. Janvhi was awarded with best female debut for her performance in this movie. She made a digital  debut on Netflix with Zoya Akhtar’s series Ghost Stories. She is now working for several upcoming films like ‘Dostana 2, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Roohi Afza, Takht, Rannbhoomi and many more name came in the news that she signed. She was also offered the lead role in super hit movie Simbaa but she denied the role.


Janhvi already made her name in the film industry in very shot span of time, without inviting much of controversies. However, she  managed to be in headlines for many other reasons. In August 2016, her personal picture with her ex-boyfriend Shikhar Pahariya were leaked on social media in which both were kissing each other. This picture went viral on internet and every one was speculating about their affair but in present they are not together.

There is one more controversy where once Katrina comment on Janhvi kapoor’s gym outfits. She said  her gym outfit shorts are too short. After this command media left no stone unturned  to make this sound like a controversy, while Janhvi’s cousin Sonam Kapoor came to rescue her and said Katrina is her dear friend, and  that command was a joke only.

Personal Quotes

Some of Janhvi’s Quotes are these

  • Every woman has a different journey when it comes to beauty and they should be proud of it. They do not need to follow anyone as no two things can ever be same and at the same time be unapologetic about it.
  • There is a gnawing hollowness in my chest… Even with all this emptiness. I still feel your love. I feel you protecting me from sadness and pain.
  • The only person i ever needed was you. You are a part of my soul. My best friend. My reason for everything.

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