Jaddanbai broke new grounds as a personality, who entered cinema during its early stages. She was a multi-faceted personality ; she was an actress, music composer, singer as well as a producer. Renowned actress Nargis is the daughter of Jaddanbai.
Born on 1892, Jaddanbai hails from a Muslim family. After the death of her father at her very young age of 5, Jaddanbai shifted to city and ventured into singing. Initially she struggled, owing to her inadequacy in proper training. Eventually she got herself associated with Bhayya Saheb Ganpat and enrolled herself as his student. Due to the death of Ganpat, Jaddanbai imbibed complete music skills from Ustad Moinuddin Khan. The music of Jaddanbai became famous. Recording Ghazals alongside Columbia Gramaphone Company, she also got herself involved in music gatherings. Various rulers approached her for her music. She also had a stint with several radio stations by singing Ghazals and songs. The 1933 flick Raja Gopichand was the debut film of Jaddanbai. Here, she enacted the role of a mother. A Lahore based company approached Jaddanbai for this film. Jaddanbai also got associated with a Karachi based venture for the film Insan Ya Shaitan. Sangeet Films is the production venture of Jaddanbai. The 1935 flick, Talashe Haq saw her donning the role of both actor and a music composer. Jaddanbai was instrumental in making Nargis a child artist. Jaddanbai not only acted in the 1936 flick Madam Fashion, she also composed music for it. Jaddanbai was married three times in her life. 

At one juncture film production was very pricey and Jaddanbai eventually suffered. Here, then, she stopped the studies of Nargis and made her to act in Mehboob Khan’s 1938 flick Taqdeer. This film emerged successful and the family’s wealth was recovered. Jaddanbai was the pioneer in directing, acting and composing music for Indian films by a woman. She was a woman of determination and persistence during the stages of cultural transition.
Indrani Mukherjee Hindi Actress

Indrani Mukherjee

Indrani Mukherjee appeared in Hindi cinema during the 60s and 70s. She made memorable performances in film that include Usne Kaha Tha, Parvarish, Aakhri Khat, Des Pardes and Dharam Veer. She also acted in Marathi films, including Apradh. Her role in Aakhri Khat, opposite Rajesh Khanna, is lovingly remembered, even nowadays. Indrani had tasted success in a beauty competition during the year 1959. Then it was her mother who was instrumental in making her an actress;she introduced her to Bimal Roy. Indrani was given a screen test, and Indrani, as determined as she is, cried naturally in a scene for what she was asked to. The result was heartening; she cleared the test. This is how she got a significant role in Usne Kaha Tha. The film had Sunil Dutt and Nanda, playing the lead roles. Later, she acted in big films like Dharmaputra and Haqueeqat. The director of Haqeeqat, Chetan Anand, made her the lead actress of his film Akhri Raat (1966). Rajesh Khanna played the male lead in the film. The film was widely appreciated critically, and represented India at the Academy Awards. The next 10 years saw Indrani Mukherjee as a character artiste and she acted in many films during that period. Hailing from Ahmedabad, Mukherjee worked in radio plays in Hindi at All India Radio. Indrani once stated that this experience would be an advantage to her in films. Indrani’s works in the films Mere Laal, Heer Ranjha, Dharam Veer Parvarish were noted. Her stint with Marathi and Bhojpuri movies include, Laage Nahi Chhute Ram and Apradh. Mukherjee bid adieu to Hindi cinema during 1980s. She was wedded to Mr. Kishanlal Khanna and shifted to Nashik during 1992. It is indeed a loss to Hindi cinema to lose such a wonderful actress, that too at the peak of her career.


Janhvi Kapoor

Jhanvi Boney Kapoor was born in the year 1997 India. Jhanvi is star kid. She is the elder daughter of Boney Kapoor and Sridevi. Her father is a film producer and mother is a Bollywood actress. She has a younger sister Khushi Kapoor. Her cousins include actors Sonam Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. Jhanvi is said to be the rising star of the Kapoor family after her cousins. She hasn’t started her acting career yet but is said to be entering Bollywood very soon. Jhanvi Kapoor has already been in the news for various reasons. She also made numerous public appearances along with Sridevi and Boney Kapoor. It is said that Jhanvi has inherited her mother’s genes in her. Jhanvi Kapoor has never failed to catch the eyes of the spectators with every appearance she makes. Sridevi has been giving her acting and dancing lessons to make her Bollywood ready. Jhanvi Kapoor will start her career with the South Indian film industry. She has been already offered few Tamil films. Another Version Of Jhanavi Kapoor: Jhanvi Boney Kapoor  is the gorgeous elder daughter of famous Bollywood actress Sri Devi & Boney Kapoor. Her father Boney Kapoor is a well-known Bollywood movie producer. She also has a sister named Khushi, who is three years younger than her. Actor Arjun Kapoor is her half-brother. Sri Devi is giving acting & dance lessons to Jahnavi & her sister There have been rumours spreading around earlier that she will be making her acting debut opposite southern star Dulquer Salmaan. Jahnavi Kapoor has been approached by K.V Vijendra Prasad for this film which is expected to be made in 4 languages simultaneously i.e. Telugu, Tamil & Malayalam & Hindi. She will also be a part of a Telugu film opposite Akhil (Nagarjuna’s son) Looks like she is following her mother’s footsteps, as Sri Devi also started her career with Telugu films. Now there are rumours that Jahnavi has been roped in for an untitled Tollywood film which is going to direct by Koratala Siva opposite well-known Telugu cinema actor Jr. N.T. Rama Rao Another Version Of This Bio:  Jhanvi Kapoor is an Indian actress and a star kid. She is the elder daughter of Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor and the late actress, Sridevi. Jhanvi belongs to a superstar family. She took birth in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 6th March 1997. Her mother died in unusual circumstances on 24th February 2018 in her hotel room in Dubai. Sridevi left behind her legacy; she was one of the versatile actors and had acted in hundreds of movies. The Padma Shree Awardees death news was a shock to the industry. Jhanvi and her younger sister Khushi both mourned the death of her mother. However, in 2018 Jhanvi acted in her first film, Dhadak. Her father Boney Kapoor is an Indian film producer, her uncle is Anil Kapoor, and her stepbrother is Arjun Kapoor. The most reputed Kapoor family in Bollywood. Jhanvi got named after veteran actress Urmila Matondkar’s character in the movie Judaai. Her mother gave her this name as she had a good relationship with Urmila. Jhanvi grew up in Mumbai and went to Dhirubhai Ambani International School. Later, she went to Manhattan, New York and got acting training from Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute. Shahrukh Khan’s eldest son Aryan Khan also got the training alongside Jhanvi from the same institute. Actor Ranbir Kapoor also underwent acting lessons from the Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute. After graduating in acting, dance, and dictation, she returned to Mumbai. Because of her family background getting into movies wasn’t a big deal for Jhanvi. Her mother did not want her to go into acting; she was afraid of Jhanvi's comparison to her. But Jhanvi in an interview stated that she had the passion for cinema. In 2015, she got a Telugu film offer against superstar Mahesh Babu. However, she declined the role due to the age gap. In December 2017, she got finalized for the lead role in Shashank Khaitan’s directorial Dhadak. However, a couple of months later her mother died in Dubai. It took her and Bollywood with a shock. But after hard times Dhadak got released in July 2018. It also starred Shahid Kapoor’s half-brother Ishan Khattar alongside Jhanvi. The film grossed over a hundred crore rupees but got mixed reviews. The songs were a super hit and both Jhanvi, and Ishan got lauded for their performances. Jhanvi is young and is carrying on her mother’s legacy.

Janhvi Kapoor Hindi Actress