Janhvi Kapoor Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 28 Years
Height: 5' 4"
Marital Status: Unmarried

Janhvi Kapoor

Other nameJhanvi Kapoor
NicknameJaan (fondly called by Sridevi)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourLight Ash Brown
DebutFilm: Dhadak (2018) as 'Parthavi Singh Rathore'
A poster of the film 'Dhadak' (2018)
Awards• Lokmat Stylish Award for Stylish Debutant of the Year (2018)
Janhvi Kapoor after winning the 2018 Lokmat Stylish Award
• Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for the film ‘Dhadak’ (2019)

• Pinkvilla Style Icons Award for Super Stylish Youth Idol – Female (2022)

• Breakthrough Performance of the Year award at NBT Utsav for the films ‘Mili’ and ‘Good Luck Jerry’ (2022)
Janhvi Kapoor while receiving an award at NBT Utsav
• Bollywood Hungama Style Icons Award for Stylish Youth Icon – Female (2023)
Janhvi Kapoor with the 2023 Bollywood Hungama Style Icons Award
• Pinkvilla Style Icons Award for Style Icon of the Year – Reader’s Choice (2023)
Janhvi Kapoor with the 2023 Style Icon of the Year – Reader's Choice Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 March 1997 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 28 Years
Zodiac signPisces
SchoolEcole Mondiale World School, Mumbai
College/UniversityLee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [1]Mashable India - YouTube
Tattoo(s)On her left wrist: An eye and '2K' with a triangle beside
Janhvi Kapoor's tattoo on her left wrist
On her left forearm: A handwritten note 'I love you my labbu' by her mother Late Sridevi
Janhvi Kapoor's tattoo on her forearm
On her left ankle: A floral tattoo
Janhvi Kapoor's tattoo on her ankle
Note: Janhvi has a secret tattoo as well. [2]Mashable India - YouTube
ControversyViral Intimate Pictures: In August 2016, intimate photographs of Janhvi and her boyfriend Akshat Rajan were leaked online. The duo was seen locking lips in one of the two photographs.
Pictures of Janhvi Kapoor  with Shikhar Pahariya from a nightclub party
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsIshaan Khatter (actor) (rumoured)
Ishaan Khatter
Akshat Rajan (entrepreneur, event manager)
Janhvi Kapoor and Akshat Ranjan
Shikhar Pahariya (investment analyst)
Shikhar Pahariya
ParentsFather- Boney Kapoor (film producer)
Mother- Sridevi (actor) (passed away on 24 February 2018)
Janhvi Kapoor with her parents and sister, Khushi Kapoor
Stepmother- Mona Shourie Kapoor (film producer) (died on 25 March 2012)
Mona Shourie Kapoor
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Khushi Kapoor (actor)

Note: Image is in Parents' section.
Half-SiblingsBrother- Arjun Kapoor (actor)
Sister- Anshula Kapoor (actor)
Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor
Cuisine(s)Rajasthani, Italian
Food(s)Andhra Biryani, Chicken Chettinad, Spaghetti
Dessert(s)Tiramisu, Palkova
Actor(s)Dilip Kumar, Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor
Actress(es)Madhubala, Waheeda Rahman, Nutan, and Kareena Kapoor
Film(s)Bollywood- Pyaasa (1957), Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Guide (1965), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Om Shanti Om (2007)

Hollywood- Gone with the Wind (1939), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Forrest Gump (1994), Titanic (1997), Notting Hill (1999)
Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesA duplex in Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai (worth Rs. 65 crore) (bought in October 2022)

Note: In July 2022, she sold her Juhu apartment to actor Rajkummar Rao.

Janhvi Kapoor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Janhvi Kapoor

  • Janhvi Kapoor is an Indian actor who is known for working in Hindi films. She gained recognition through her performances in films like ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ (2020) and ‘Mili’ (2022).
  • She grew up in Mumbai.

    Janhvi Kapoor's childhood photos

    Janhvi Kapoor’s childhood photos

  • Some sources once claimed that Janhvi Kapoor was born out of wedlock. [3]India Today Boney Kapoor, however, later refuted these claims in an interview and said,

    My second marriage, my marriage with Sri (took place in Shirdi). We got married on June 2. We exchanged vows, we spent a night there and it was only in January when her pregnancy was seen that we had no choice, but to marry publicly. It took place in Shirdi, on June 2. (But), in public, we were married only in January (1997). That is why some scribes still write she (Janhvi) was born before marriage, something like that.

  • Her name ‘Janhvi’ was inspired by Urmila Matondkar‘s character in the film ‘Judaai’ (1997). Sridevi, who was pregnant at that time, chose the name because she and Urmila developed a close bond during the film’s shoot.
  • Janhvi has been interested in history and literature since her school days. She is particularly fascinated by the history of Nazi Germany.
  • She did not attend Dhirubhai Ambani International School as reported by many media houses. According to her, she did not correct it, believing that the school had a reputation for highly intellectual students.
  • In 2015, Janhvi had the opportunity to debut opposite Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, but she declined it due to a large age gap between them.
  • Her mother was initially not happy with Janhvi’s decision to join Bollywood, instead, she wanted Janhvi to get married and settle down.
  • Sridevi preferred Janhvi to choose a career in medicine and become a doctor instead of an actor.
  • Janhvi was about to debut in Karan Johar‘s ‘Student of The Year 2’ earlier, but the film got postponed, and Karan decided to launch her in ‘Dhadak’ instead.

    A poster of the film 'Student of the Year 2'

    A poster of the film ‘Student of the Year 2’

  • Janhvi debuted in ‘Dhadak’ (2018) amid criticism of nepotism and comparisons to her mother, Sridevi. She initially wanted to prove herself on her own for which she asked her mom not to visit the set, but she later regretted her decision.
  • She initially struggled to speak Hindi, but she managed to speak both Hindi and Rajasthani languages fluently in the film ‘Dhadak.’
  • She was initially picked for the film ‘Simmba’ opposite Ranveer Singh, but she declined the offer because she was nervous about acting alongside such a popular actor.

    A poster of the film 'Simmba' (2018)

    A poster of the film ‘Simmba’ (2018)

  • Her stepmother, Mona Shourie Kapoor, died due to multiple organ failure in 2012, while her mother, Sridevi, died by accidentally drowning in her hotel bathtub at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, UAE, in 2018.
  • Janhvi has gained appreciation for her performances in many films like the 2020 film ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ in which she portrayed Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena.

    Janhvi Kapoor in a still from the film 'Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl' (2020)

    Janhvi Kapoor in a still from the film ‘Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl’ (2020)

  • She also appeared in the music video of the song ‘Kudi Nu Nachne De’ from the film ‘Angrezi Medium’ (2020) along with other actresses like Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, and Kiara Advani.
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  • She appeared as Jaya “Jerry” Kumari and Mili Naudiyal in the 2022 films ‘Good Luck Jerry’ and ‘Mili’ respectively.

    Janhvi Kapoor as Jaya Kumari (Jerry) in a still from the film 'Good Luck Jerry' (2022)

    Janhvi Kapoor as Jaya Kumari (Jerry) in a still from the film ‘Good Luck Jerry’ (2022)

  • Janhvi is passionate about dance, particularly classical and belly dancing. She often shares her dance videos on social media.
  • She often consumes alcohol.

    Janhvi Kapoor while sipping wine

    Janhvi Kapoor while sipping wine

  • Janhvi loves to cook, particularly ‘Nacho Cheese.’
  • She is a fitness enthusiast, and she engages in activities like yoga, pilates, and strength training.
    Janhvi Kapoor Trainer; Actress Workout Exercise Video Goes Viral | वर्कआउट करते हुए जान्हवी कपूर का बिगड़ा बैलेंस: गिरने से बाल बाल बचीं एक्ट्रेस, सामने आया वीडियो - Dainik ...
  • Janhvi Kapoor has been linked up with people like her childhood friend Akshat Rajan and Shikhar Pahariya, who is the maternal grandson of Sushilkumar Shinde, a former Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
  • Despite frequent rumours of their breakup on social media, Janhvi and Shikhar were still often spotted going out for lunch and dinner together.
  • In January 2024, Janhvi appeared on the show ‘Koffee With Karan Season 8’ along with her sister Khushi. On the show, she was asked to name three people that were on her speed dial. In response, she said “Papa, Khushu, and Shiku.” Sources suggest that she referred to Shikhar Pahariya as “Shiku,” with whom she had been linked before; this sparked speculation about the official confirmation of their relationship.