Late Sridevi Named Her Daughters ‘Janhvi’ And 'Khushi' For A Reason; It Has Urmila Matondkar and Kareena Kapoor Khan Connect

Actress Janhvi Kapoor has been closest with her mom Sridevi and continues to keep her alive in the beautiful memories. As Kapoor has a unique name, did you know why mother Sridevi named the Dostana 2 actress as ‘Janhvi’? Read on to know the reason!

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Late Sridevi Named Her Daughters ‘Janhvi’ And 'Khushi' For A Reason; It Has Urmila Matondkar and Kareena Kapoor Khan Connect
Actress Janhvi Kapoor has been closest with her mom Sridevi and continues to keep her alive in the beautiful memories. Just recently, while at home during the lockdown, Janhvi kick-started a whole new series titled ‘Quarantine tapes’ that gives fans a sneak-peek into her quarantine routine. Kapoor shared the first episode of her quarantine tapes through which she shared a glimpse of mom Sridevi. As Kapoor shared a close bond with her mother, did you know why Sridevi named the Dostana 2 actress as ‘Janhvi’?

According to Lehren reports, Sridevi decided to name her daughter Janhvi after a favourite character of her from a 1997 hit film. Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s first child - Janhvi Kapoor was born on March 6, 1997, and turned 23 this year. During the time Janhvi was born, Sridevi’s film Judaai co-starring Anil Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar had released and turned out to be a huge hit at the box-office. With the film featuring Sridevi and Urmila Matondkar as leading ladies, Sridevi was in love with Matondkar’s character as she was named Janhvi. Hence, during that time, with the film Judaai being produced by Boney Kapoor starring Sridevi, the couple went on to name their daughter Janhvi.

While Janhvi Kapoor’s name was inspired by Urmila Matondkar’s character in Judaai, younger sister Khushi Kapoor’s name also has a sweet connection to Bollywood. During Khushi’s birth in 2000, as Boney Kapoor had produced the Kareena Kapoor Khan and Fardeen Khan film titled Khushi, the producer named his daughter behind his film that released three years later on her birthday.


Meanwhile, as the Kapoor sisters, Janhvi and Khushi’s name have an interesting connection to Bollywood, even with this revelation now, we couldn’t agree less to the fact that Sridevi and Boney Kapoor selected the perfect names for their beloved daughters. Also Read: Janhvi Kapoor Shares The First Episode Of Her Quarantine Tapes Which Stars Sridevi; Says ‘Don’t Want To Be A Phoney Bumper Sticker’-WATCH






Image source: Instagram/ Janhvi Kapoor, Sridevi
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