Sridevi and daughter Janhvi Kapoor shared a strong bond. Though Sridevi passed away in 2018 when Janhvi was only 21, the actor has said that while growing up, the mother and daughter would discuss everything from career paths to men. In an old interview, Janhvi shared how she discussed her wedding plans with Sridevi. Sridevi died on February 24, 2018 in Dubai, where she was attending a family gathering. Also read: When Sridevi Janhvi fooled Kapoor for not knowing how to speak in Hindi
Sridevi married producer Boney Kapoor in 1996 and the couple was blessed with daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor. Khushi will soon make her Bollywood debut with Zoya Akhtar’s film The Archies. The film also marks the film debut of Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan and Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda.
In a 2019 interview with Brides Today, when Janhvi was asked if she discussed her wedding plans with Sridevicshe replied, “Yes, and she would say that she does not trust my judgment in boys, that she will choose someone for me. Because I love very easily.”
Janhvi also opened up about the kind of wedding she wants. She said: “I want something that is real and intimate and close to who I am. I don’t need anything big and special. I already know that my wedding will be very traditional and will take place in Tirupati. I am going to wear a Kanjeevaram zari sari and there will be a full daawat (feast) after the wedding with all the South Indian food I love – idli, sambhar, curd rice and kheer.”
Janhvi made her Bollywood debut with Dhadak, alongside Ishaan Khatter. She will next be seen in Mili, supported by her father Boney Kapoor. Janhvi finished shooting for the film last year. The survival thriller, directed by Mathukutty Xavier, is the remake of the 2019 Malayalam film Helen. Xavier had also directed the original film. The film will also star Manoj Pahwa and Sunny Kaushal.
Besides Mili, Janhvi has many other projects in the pipeline such as Mr And Mrs Mahi opposite actor Rajkummar Rao, Sidharth Sengupta’s Good Luck Jerry and Varun Dhawan starrer Bawaal