Jhanvi Kapoor Wiki, Age, Family, Boyfriend, Biography & More

Janhvi-Kapoor

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Jhanvi Kapoor is an Indian actress and model. She is the daughter of the legendary actress, Sridevi, and film producer, Boney Kapoor. Let’s check out more about Jhanvi Kapoor, her personal life, relationship with her grandparents, career, and other interesting facts.

Biography/Wiki & Career

Jhanvi Kapoor (Janhvi Kapoor) was born on 7 March 1997 (21 years old; age as in 2018) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Despite being an established actress herself, Sridevi never wanted Jhanvi to enter the glamour world. Sridevi wanted her to complete her studies, get married and settle down. However, Jhanvi’s fascination with acting convinced her mother to support Jhanvi in her decision to enter the Bollywood. She came into the limelight after she appeared on the silver screen with the movie ‘Dhadak’ opposite Ishaan Khatter in 2018. Dhadak was the Hindi remake of the critically acclaimed Marathi film ‘Sairat.’

Dhadak movie poster

Dhadak movie poster

Jhanvi did her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. After completing her schooling, she went to Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA to study acting.

Physical Appearance

Jhanvi Kapoor stands tall at 5′ 4″ & weighs approx. 50 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair. 

She visits the gym regularly.

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Jhanvi Kapoor was born and brought up in a Hindu Punjabi Khatri family in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Jhanvi Kapoor's childhood pictures

Jhanvi Kapoor’s childhood pictures

She has a sister Khushi Kapoor.

Jhanvi Kapoor's childhood picture with her mother

Jhanvi Kapoor’s childhood picture with her mother

Jahnvi Kapoor with her sister

Jahnvi Kapoor with her sister

Jhanvi Kapoor with her Family

Jhanvi Kapoor with her Family

Her father was already married to Mona Shourie Kapoor. Actor Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor are Jhanvi’s half-siblings.

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Jhanvi Kapoor Father, Step-Mother and Half Siblings (Old Picture)

Jhanvi Kapoor’s Father, Step-Mother and Half-Siblings

Jhanvi Kapoor's Half-Siblings, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor

Jhanvi Kapoor’s Half-Siblings, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor

Jhanvi Kapoor with her father, sister and half-siblings

Jhanvi Kapoor with her father, sister, and half-siblings

According to sources, she was committed and was dating Shikhar Pahariya; who is the maternal grandchild of famous politician Sushil Kumar Shinde and son of Mumbai-based businessman Sanjay Pahariya.

Jhanvi Kapoor's ex-boyfriend Shikhar Pahariya

Jhanvi Kapoor’s boyfriend Shikhar Pahariya

Jhanvi was also linked to Akshat Rajan who also happens to be her childhood friend.

Jhanvi Kapoor with Akshat Rajan

Jhanvi Kapoor with Akshat Rajan

Jhanvi Kapoor was also rumored to be dating ‘Dhadak’ co-star Ishaan Khatter.

Jhanvi kapoor and ishaan khattar

Jhanvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khattar

Controversy

In August 2016, her personal pictures with her boyfriend Shikhar Pahariya were leaked on the social media in which they both were kissing. The photos were taken during a late-night party in a nightclub.

Jhanvi Kapoor's leaked pictures with Shikhar Pahariya

Jhanvi Kapoor’s leaked pictures with Shikhar Pahariya

Favourite Things

  • Jhanvi likes to eat Mutton, Rajasthani Cuisines, and Italian Dishes.
  • Jhanvi Kapoor likes to watch ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge‘ and ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.’
  • Her favourite fashion designer is Manish Malhotra.

Facts

  • Jhanvi and Aryan Khan (Shahrukh Khan‘s son) attended the same acting institute The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California. Notably, Ranbir Kapoor had also undergone training from the same institute.
  • In 2015, she declined the offer of a role opposite Mahesh Babu for her debut because of a large age gap.
  • Jhanvi Kapoor drinks alcohol.
  • Her mother named her ‘Jhanvi’ after the name of the character of Urmila Matondkar in the film ‘Judaai.’ Apparently, Sridevi was pregnant with Jhanvi during the shooting of the film and had a great bond with Urmila Matondkar.
  • Jhanvi Kapoor is quite fond of getting herself photographed.
  • While she was shotting for her debut movie, ‘Dhadak,’ she enjoyed eating Rajasthani cuisines.
  • Karan Johar wanted to launch her with ‘Student of The Year 2.’ However, the film got postponed and she was launched with ‘Dhadak’ instead.
  • Jhanvi was the first choice for Ranveer Singh‘s ‘Simmba,’ but the actress declined the offer. She was apprehensive of working with a big star.
  • She had to shoot around a pond, which had snakes, for the song ‘Pehli Barr’ of her debut film ‘Dhadak.’ The debut actors got to know about the snakes only after they had shot the scenes and were totally oblivious to it throughout.
  • Jhanvi had a hard time speaking Hindi till she debuted on the silver screen. She was seen speaking Hindi and Rajasthani quite well in the movie.
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