Maheep and Sanjay Kapoor’s daughter Shanaya Kapoor is set to make her Bollywood debut under Dharma Production by Karan Johar. As the actress is about to embark on her film career, her mother Maheep talks about her husband’s reaction if their daughter Shanaya were to ever participate in a kissing scene in his future films.
In March, Shanaya announced the news of joining Karan Johar’s Dharma Cornerstone Agency (DCA) on her Instagram account. She wrote “I woke up today with the most grateful heart! Here’s a great journey ahead with the Dharma Cornerstone Agency family. Excited to release my FIRST FILM (ahh!) In July from Dharma Productions, I can’t wait for you all to see what we are doing! Stay tuned! #DCASquad. “
In a recent interview with Peeping Moon, Maheep Kapoor revealed that Sanjay Kapoor will be taken aback but will not interfere with Shanaya’s work. She said, “Inside, Sanjay will be like, ‘Oh no, what am I looking at?’ but as far as his work is concerned, he will be silent. Sanjay’s protective side was also seen last year on the Netflix reality show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives.
Although Shanaya Kapoor has yet to make her Bollywood debut, there are several fan accounts scattered across social media. Confused, Sanjay Kapoor apparently responds to Shanaya fans, mistaking them for her. Speaking of which, Maheep Kapoor said, “She has so many fan emails, you know? Sanjay also confuses Shanaya with these people. A fan had written “I love you, daddy”, and Sanjay sent a message “I love you back, Shanaya”. I said, ‘but which Shanaya are you sending a message to?’ He was very confused. He said, “Oh, isn’t that Shanaya?” I said no’. So we weren’t expecting it, but it did come, and it was overwhelming.
Shanaya previously worked as an assistant director in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, the 2020 Netflix movie. His cousin Janhvi Kapoor starred in the film.
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