Janhvi Kapoor Biography: Wiki, Age, Height, Movies, Boyfriend, Photos & More

Janhvi Kapoor made debut with Dhadak movie: Read her biography covering latest news, age, movies, boyfriend, affairs, & more.

Janhvi Kapoor Biography

Janhvi Kapoor is an Indian film actress and the daughter of very well-known Bollywood actress Late Sridevi and Film producer Boney Kapoor. She was born in Mumbai on 6 March 1997 and is a growing star known for her work in ‘Dhadak’ and ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’.

She made her Bollywood debut alongside Ishaan Khattar in the romantic drama film ‘Dhadak’ in the year 2018. Upon release, the film was a major commercial success grossing ₹ 110.11 crores against its ₹ 41 crore budget. In the year 2020, she appeared in Netflix films Ghost Stories and Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.

Janhvi’s upcoming movies are ‘Roohi Afzana’ alongside Rajkumar Rao, ‘Bombay Girl’, ‘Rannbhoomi’ alongside Varun Dhawan, a multi-starrer film ‘Takht’, and ‘Dostana’ alongside Kartik Aaryan.

Janhvi Kapoor Intro

Full NameJanhvi Kapoor
Nick NameJaan
Name MeaningJanhvi means “Ganga” in Hindi.
Birth Date6 March 1997
Age26 Years (As of 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Marital StatusUnmarried
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hobbies /Personal InterestsTravelling, Dancing, Listening to music


SchoolDhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
College/UniversityThe Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Highest QualificationA course in Theatres and Films

Physical Appearance

Height163cm / 1.63m / 5ft 4inches
Weight50 kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorNatural Black
Body TypeHourglass Slim

Family & Relationships

FatherBoney Kapoor (Profession: Film Producer)
MotherLate Sridevi (Profession: Actress)
SiblingsKhushi Kapoor (Younger Sister)
Affairs & BoyfriendsShikhar Pahariya (Rumour), Akshat Rajan, Ishaan Khatter.


DebutMovie: Dhadak (2018)
ProfessionFilm Actress (2018-present)
  • Dhadak (2018) as Parthavi Singh Rathore
  • Ghost Stories (2020) as Sameera
  • Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (2020) as Gunjan Saxena
  • Roohi Afzana (2020) as Roohi Arora / Afzana Bedi
  • Dostana 2 (2021)
  • Bombay Girl (2021)
  • Good Luck Jerry (2022) As Jerry
  • Mili (2022) As Naudiyal
  • Bawal (2023) As Nisha Dixit
  • JGM (JanaGanaMana) (2023)
Television seriesNone
Music VideosNone
Ad Shoots (Brands Endorsed)Benetton Perfumes
Magazine Covers
  • Cosmopoliton [Oct 2019]
  • Brides [Dec 2020]
  • Hello [Nov 2021]
  • Peacock [2021]
  • Elle [2021]
  • Travel +Leisure[ May2021]
  • Khush[April 2023]
Awards Won
  • Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut (2019) for film Dhadak
  • Filmfare Glamour and Style Award for Emerging Face of Fashion (2018
  • Film Awards for Best Debut Actor- Female (2019) for film Dhadak
  • Vogue Beauty Awards for Fresh Face of the Year (2018)

Money Factor

Net Worth$12 Million (Estimated as of 2023)
Cars OwnedNot Known

Social Media Profiles

FacebookNone Official


Janhvi’s Gym Outfits (2019)

In an Interview Katrina Kaif expressed her concern for Janhvi’s gym outfits. She was worried about the very short shorts that Janhvi wears. Just a day after the comment got viral, Sonam Kapoor took to her Instagram stories and posted a picture of Janhvi and captioned it as “she also wears regular clothes and rocks it”. The comment made by Sonam looked like a reply to Katrina’s statement.

Janhvi’s reaction to “Sridevi Bungalow” (2019)

In an award show, when Janhvi asked to comment on Priya Prakash Varrier’s “Sridevi Bungalow” she looked clueless and before she could speak, her manager asked her to leave the podium and immediately called off the interaction.

‘Leaked’ photographs of Janhvi (2016)

In August 2016, some intimate photographs of Janhvi and her then-boyfriend Akshat Rajan were leaked on the internet. It was supposed to be a private photograph of Janhvi that was leaked.

Janhvi Kapoor’s Lesser Known Facts

  • The name Janhvi was given to her after the film Judaai. The character of Janhvi was played by Urmila Matondkar in the film and Sridevi was pregnant. Sridevi and Urmila shared a great bond at that time.
  • Janhvi, along with Aryan Khan received training in acting from a renowned film institute in the United States.
  • Janhvi offered a role opposite Mahesh Babu for her big debut, but she declined it.
  • She is a Globetrotter.
  • Sridevi was never happy with Janhvi’s decision to join Bollywood.
  • The Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has also expressed her desire to sing for Janhvi in a movie.
  • She once dressed as a man, it was just to help her friend make a boy jealous.
  • Janhvi shares a very good relationship with his Step-Brother Arjun Kapoor.
  • Janhvi was about to debut in Karan Johar’s Student of The Year 2 earlier, but the film got postponed and he decided to launch her first in Dhadak.
  • She was the first choice for the film ‘Simmba’ alongside Ranveer Singh, but she declined that offer, as she was quite nervous about acting with such a big star.


Is Janhvi Kapoor married?

No, she is not married and not dating anyone yet.

What was the relation between Janhvi and Ishaan?

They both never really acknowledged their relationship but there are many rumors that they are dating each other.

Who are the parents of Janhvi Kapoor?

The parents of Janhvi Kapoor are Boney Kapoor and Late Sridevi.

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