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Shanaya Kapoor is all set to rock the film industry with her debut through KJO’s upcoming project. Shanaya posted a picture on Instagram and announced the new opportunity she is now going to be a part of. She wrote, “Woke up today with the most grateful heart! Here’s to a great journey ahead with the @dcatalent family. Excited to kickstart my FIRST FILM (ahhh!!) this July by @DharmaMovies, can’t wait for you all to see what we’re up to! Stay tuned!”
So, we thought of taking you through all you need to know about her.
Shanaya Kapoor is the daughter of film actor and producer Sanjay Kapoor and Maheep Kapoor. The two got married in 1997 and 2 years later, in 1999, Shanaya was born on 3rd November.
She spent her childhood around her friends including Ananya Panday, Suhana Khan, and others.
She went to the Ecole Mondiale School, Mumbai. And then went abroad to complete her higher education and get a Bachelor’s degree.
Her immediate family includes father Sanjay Kapoor, Mother Maheep Kapoor, and her younger brother Jahaan Kapoor.
Talking about her extended family, Shanaya has two uncles, Anil Kapoor and Boney Kapoor and her cousin siblings include Sonam Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor.
Shanaya made her onscreen debut through The Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives a series on Netflix and turned out to be the highlight of the season. The best moment was when she was seen dancing at Le Bal in Paris in her enchanting red ball gown in 2019.
It was rumored that Shanaya was in a relationship with Rohan Kurup when their picture (where Rohan can be seen kissing Shanaya) went viral. Shanaya and Rohan have known each other for a very long time since the two were together in school.
Shanaya best friends include Suhana Khan, Ananya Panday and Ahaan Panday. They hangout out together and go out for movie dates. They have known each other right from childhood and SRK and Gauri also used to babysit Shanaya.
Shanaya will be beginning the shoot for her first film this July. In a post on Instagram Filmmaker, Karan Johar wrote, “Welcome to the #DCASquad, @shanayakapoor02! It’s going to be an unforgettable and exciting journey that begins with your first film with @DharmaMovies, this July.”
Shanaya’s parents are also super thrilled about their daughter’s launch. Sharing a video, Sanjay Kapoor wrote, “With her unabashed enthusiasm, resilience & sparkle - My daughter is all set to take over your screens soon. Give her your love & blessings as she is ready to start the journey of her FIRST FILM with @Dharmamovies this July. Watch out for the announcement of the film! #DCASquad”