Devara: Janhvi Kapoor Shares Having Intense Emotions For Her Mom Sridevi On Telugu Film Sets, ‘Mai Ghar Aagyi Hoon’December 5, 2023
Janhvi Kapoor opens up on working on her debut Telugu film Devara.
Janhvi Kapoor Embarks on Her South Debut with “Devara”
Amidst the bustling film sets and preparations for her upcoming Telugu film “Devara,” Janhvi Kapoor took a moment to reflect on her late mother, Sridevi’s legacy in the South Indian film industry.
In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, she shared, “It’s my first Telugu film. so a lot of my time is spent learning the dialogue as I don’t speak the language. My mum spoke to us in Hindi and English at home. But whenever we went to Chennai (Tamil Nadu), more often than not. she would speak in Tamil. I am more familiar with Tamil than I am with Telugu.”
Janhvi also added that working on the film also feels like ‘homecoming’ in a way. “I feel ki main ghar aa gayi hoon. Everyone on set feels like my own. I don’t know if It’s because of my intense emotional attachment to mum or if l am feeling attached to her by doing a film down south. It’s spiritual,” she shared.
Playing the love interest of Jr. NTR, Janhvi Kapoor embodies the essence of a rustic beauty, seamlessly blending into the film’s rural backdrop. Her portrayal of a village belle is sure to resonate with audiences, showcasing her versatility as an actress.
Janhvi Kapoor’s recent outing in “Bawaal”, alongside Varun Dhawan, demonstrated her ability to effortlessly navigate diverse roles. Her filmography, spanning films like “Roohi,” “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl,” “Ghost Stories,” and “GoodLuck Jerry,” highlights her range as a performer.
With upcoming projects like “Dostana 2” and “Mr And Mrs Mahi” in the pipeline, Janhvi Kapoor continues to expand her cinematic horizons. Her Bollywood debut in “Dhadak”, co-starring Ishaan Khatter, marked the beginning of a promising acting career.
Janhvi Kapoor’s commitment to her craft and her willingness to embrace unconventional roles make her a rising star in the Indian film industry. Her transformation into a village girl in “Devara” is a testament to her versatility and her dedication to delivering captivating performances.