Janhvi Kapoor Reveals Her First Telugu Movie, 'Devara' With Jr NTR Has A Connection With Sridevi

Janhvi Kapoor revealed that her Telugu debut with Jr NTR has a unique connection with her mom and the late actress, Sridevi!


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Janhvi Kapoor Reveals Her First Telugu Movie, 'Devara' With Jr NTR Has A Connection With Sridevi

Janhvi Kapoor is one of the most talented actresses in the Hindi film industry. The diva stepped into Bollywood with the movie, Dhadak back in 2018. Apart from that, she was also seen in movies like Ghost Stories, Mili, Good Luck Jerry, and Roohi, among so many others. The actress is currently gearing up for the release of her Telugu debut, Devara: Part 1, alongside Jr NTR. In several of her interviews, Janhvi mentioned that she feels at home while working in the south, considering her mom and the late actress, Sridevi, had a special bond with the Telugu film industry. But did you know how Janhvi's first Telugu movie with Jr NTR is connected with Sridevi?

Janhvi Kapoor's first Telugu movie, Devara with Jr NTR has a connection with Sridevi

As per Times Now, in a recent interview, Janhvi Kapoor shared that while working in the Telugu film industry, she came closer to her roots. Talking more about the same, Janhvi revealed that her Telugu debut movie, along with Jr NTR, is uniquely connected with her late mom, Sridevi. Sharing how it feels like life has come full circle, Janhvi added that her mom, Sridevi, made her Telugu debut with Jr NTR's grandfather, NT Rama Rao. Janhvi added now that she's making her debut in the Telugu film industry with NT Rama Rao's grandson, Jr NTR, it's indeed a special and unique connection.

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Janhvi Kapoor reveals her biggest regrets while working with Jr NTR in the movie, Devara

In a recent interview with The Week, Janhvi Kapoor opened up about her biggest regrets while marking her debut in the Telugu film industry. The actress shared that she never learned Telugu, which is what she is ashamed of. The actress further mentioned that she understands Telugu phonetically, but she cannot speak it, which is her biggest regret. Sharing how the Devara team helped her with the same, Janhvi stated:

"I never learned Telugu and it is something I am ashamed of. I can understand it phonetically, but I can’t speak it. Yes, it is one of my biggest regrets. This part of me had been dormant for a while. But the Devara team is very patient and helpful. They are working with such stalwarts and I am so grateful they are just a call away to help me with my lines.”

Sridevi watched Janhvi Kapoor's debut movie, Dhadak as well as her first shoot

It was in 2018 when Janhvi Kapoor made her acting debut, and tragically, in the same year, her mom, Sridevi passed away even before her film was released. However, not many know that Sridevi actually watched Janhvi's debut film, Dhadak. In an interview with The Times Of India, Boney Kapoor once revealed that Sridevi watched the rushes of the film.

Janhvi Kapoor Talks About The Tragic Loss Of Her Mother Sridevi

Yet, in another interview with Galatta Plus, Janhvi Kapoor once shared that her mom, Sridevi, watched her giving her first shot. The actress mentioned that on the first day of the shooting of Dhadak, she was extremely tensed about Sridevi's opinion of her. Janhvi mentioned that her mom knew the same, which was why she hid behind a tree and watched the actress giving her first-ever shot. Janhvi also mentioned that she later came to know from one of her mom's friends that the late actress said she was proud of her daughter.

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Janhvi Kapoor's personal life

For the unversed, Janhvi Kapoor is speculated to be dating Shikhar Pahariya for a long time now. As per several reports, the duo was together even before Janhvi made her debut. However, things didn't go well with them, and they broke up only to reconcile after a few years. Cut to now, Janhvi and Shikhar's cutesy IG exchanges, their appearances at several divine places, often grab the eyeballs, and they never accepted or denied being in a relationship.

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