Sridevi Had Named Her Daughter, Janhvi Kapoor After This Character From Her Hit Film

The late legendary actress, Sridevi, who was extremely close to the acting world, had picked a name for her daughter, Janhvi Kapoor from one of her hit films. Find out more below!


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Sridevi Had Named Her Daughter, Janhvi Kapoor After This Character From Her Hit Film

'Sugar and spice and all things nice, that's what little girls are made up of!' However, their mothers are made up of power, love and kindness and that's why they got blessed with God's prettiest creation. A baby girl brings plethora of colours to her parents' life. From finding the most unique name to painting the house in the shades of pink, the newbie parents make sure to create a happy world for their little angel. And when late legendary actress, Sridevi Kapoor got blessed with her first daughters, Janhvi Kapoor, she had given her the name inspired by one of her hit films. (Recommend Read: Bhagyashree Opened Up On Whether She Regrets The Decision Of Quitting Movies For Her Kids)

Before we take you further, let us take a look at Sridevi Kapoor and her bond with her daughter, Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. We remember how in an interview with the Filmfare, Sridevi had talked about her daughters and had shared that she was extremely protective of them. However, she used to share a closer bond with her elder daughter, Janhvi while her younger daughter, Khushi was always close to her father, Boney Kapoor. She had also revealed that even after growing up Janhvi used to ask for her after waking up. Sadly, two years ago, destiny played its worse game and Janhvi's favourite person, Sridevi had left for the heavenly abode. 

The late legendary actress, Sridevi had left a deep void in the hearts of the Kapoor family and it often shows in the pictures and social media posts of her elder daughter, Janhvi, who is now following her footsteps and is hailed as one of the most popular actresses of gen-z. But how many of you know the story behind Sridevi's daughter, Janhvi's name? Well, as per the reports, Janhvi had entered the life of Sridevi and Boney around the time when the actress' film, Judaai, with Anil Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar, became a hit. The picture was a huge success by the time Janhvi was born. So, Sridevi got inspired by Urmila's name 'Janhvi' in the film and had decided to call her elder daughter, Janhvi. The film went on to be a huge success in its time and is still loved by her fans. Hence, they had named their daughter, Janhvi from Judaai. 

Currently, the entire nation is on lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak in the world. Amidst it, Janhvi had penned a long note of all things, she had learnt during the quarantine. However, it was a revelation about her mother, Sridevi that had touched millions of hearts. In her long note, Janhvi had written that she can still smell her mother, Sridevi's presence in her dressing room. She had also shared that she now knows that her father misses her and that Khushi Kapoor is definitely the cooler sister. (Also Read: Karanvir Bohra Posts Just-Born Throwback Pictures Of Twins Bella And Vienna With Their Dadi And Nani)

Janhvi Kapoor

For those who don't know, Sridevi had never wanted Janhvi to become a part of the film industry. The actress had shared in an interview with the Mid-Day that she wasn't in favour of her joining the industry as she had wished to see her get married. She had also added that in the end, her daughter's happiness had mattered more, and if she does well as an actress, she would be a proud mother. (Don't Miss: Janhvi Kapoor Shares Video Titled 'Quarantine Tapes' Talks About Parents, Friends, And Shooting Days)

Well, we loved the story behind Janhvi's name!

Cover and Images Courtesy: Janhvi Kapoor