Bollywood diva, late actress Sridevi is not amongst us today but her is and will continue to reside in our hearts. Her replica and eldest daughter Jhanvi Kapoor is taking her legacy forward. Jhanvi’s debut has already made a mark and she is now being pursued by several film makers for their upcoming ventures. Here is a list of some interesting facts about her.
1. ‘Jhanvi’ or ‘Janhvi’?
Jhanvi Kapoor’s real name is ‘Janhvi’ Kapoor. The name ‘Jhanvi’ was going viral, so she took it on. This is not the first time that a Bollywood star has goofed up his/her real name. There are several actors who have changed their names or changed the spellings every now and then.
2. Intimate pics leaked
Rumours were there that Jhanvi Kapoor was dating Akshat Ranjan. They were spot together at the screening of ‘Dear Zindagi’ with Boney Kapoor and Sridevi in the same car with Sridevi which further led to speculations that the family might have given their approval. But hers and Akshat’s intimate pics were leaked in August 2016. Two of them went viral and in one of the two she was seen lip-locking him.
3. What Sridevi wanted Jhanvi to pursue instead
Late actress Sridevi once revealed that she never wanted her daughter to be an actress. She thought that this might not be the ideal profession for Jhanvi. Sridevi wanted her to become a doctor and get married and settle down peacefully. It was her ‘chilled out’ dad who supported her career option as an actress.
4. Rejected South movie opposite Mahesh Babu
Jhanvi Kapoor has always faced the limelight and she has also revealed that she had been approached several times for movies. Back in 2015 she was approached for ‘Spyder’ opposite Mahesh Babu but she turned it down because she wanted to be completely ready.
The actress graduated from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in LA, USA. Shahrukh Khan’s son has also done his training there and not just that, Ranbir Kapoor happens to be an alumni of the same institute. Jhanvi completed her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School.
6. Travel buff
If you have followed her Instagram account, you would know that she is a travel junkie. Most of her time has been spent abroad and she has been very active on Instagram throughout. She frequently shares her travel pics with sister and family.
7. Jhanvi lost to Sara Ali Khan for ‘Simmba’
Ever since Ranveer Singh’s upcoming ‘Simmba’ has been announced, news are rife about who the female lead would be. From Katrina Kaif to Priya Prakash, many names were taken. In fact, Jhanvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan were also approached and given a narration of the script. Jhanvi was pretty nervous to be working with such a big star Ranveer Kapoor, so Sara was finalised.
8. Sara and Jhanvi happen to be bffs
Sara Ali Khan and Jhanvi Kapoor are the new bffs in the ‘B’ town and happen to meet the ‘friendship goals’. The duo are often seen hanging out together and even at the hippiest parties.