Shanaya Kapoor, Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor's daughter, was born in Mumbai on November 3, 1999. Isn't this an adorable picture of the mother and daughter? (All pictures/Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor's Instagram accounts)
Shanaya also has a younger brother, Jahaan Kapoor. Besides Jahaan, Shanaya is cousin to Janhvi, Khushi, Arjun, Anshula, Sonam, Rhea and Harshvardhan Kapoor.
Sanjay Kapoor gives his sweet little baby girl a kiss! Shanaya has always been close to her parents and her brother, and frequently goes on vacations with her family. Sanjay and Maheep share tons of pictures of their family from beautiful locales, giving us major vacation goals!
Check out this old picture of Maheep Kapoor with little Shanaya, Gauri Khan with daughter Suhana, and Seema Khan. Doesn't this photo make you nostalgic?
Shanaya hasn't yet forayed into acting, but she has worked as an assistant director on a few films, the latest one being Janhvi Kapoor's upcoming Gunjan Saxena: Kargil Girl. Proud father Sanjay had shared a photo of Shanaya on Instagram and captioned it, "My Hardworking daughter shooting in 41 degrees as an assistant director, warm welcome to the film industry [sic]."
Sanjay Kapoor had revealed, "It's true that Shanaya is now in Lucknow and working as an assistant on Janhvi's film. It was a joint decision. She was very keen on doing something different to understand the space, rather than just wasting time."
"Before she wanted to take up a film, she didn't want to be abroad for a three-year course. Instead, she chose something personal like this. Obviously, I'm always there to guide her. Nothing in life is better than experience," Sanjay Kapoor continued.
If you have been wondering why you can't find the pretty Shanaya Kapoor on Instagram, it's because she has a private account on the photo-sharing app. When Sanjay Kapoor was asked if Shanaya can handle the media attention, he said, "I do feel protective about her. She has a private account on Instagram. But few things are beyond our control. She's a young girl who will go out for movies or to restaurants. We're not going to lock her up in the house just because a photograph will get clicked."
How sweet is this selfie of Shanaya with her parents and brother? This is apparently a photo of the family from their vacation in the US. Maheep Kapoor had shared a few snaps from their picture-perfect vacation on social media with the caption, "No filter needed! #InMyHappyPlace #LosAngeles #Family"
Shanaya Kapoor has quite a few close friends from the industry. A couple of them include Ananya Panday and Suhana Khan. The three girls have been friends from a very young age and have only grown closer as the years have passed.
How gorgeous does Shanaya look in this picture? The young star kid has a simple yet chic style sense and makes sure she dresses up just right for events and public appearances.
Talking about social media trolls, Sanjay Kapoor had said, "We have told her (Shanaya) not to take the praises or criticism seriously. You just have to keep working hard and be focused. However, she has been quite fortunate as most of the times people talk very sweetly about her. So, I am really grateful for that."
And why wouldn't they? Shanaya sure looks like a sweet kid! We can't wait to see if and when she steps into Bollywood. Shanaya has also been taking belly dancing lessons with Suhana Khan from Sanjana Muthreja, an international belly dancer and trainer. Sanjana had shared a photo with Shanaya on her Instagram account and wrote: "With @shanayakapoor02. She has been learning with me for more than 3 years. for her level of dedication to dance (sic)"
Here's a vibrant picture of Shanaya Kapoor and her cousin Khushi, Sridevi and Boney Kapoor's younger daughter. Don't the two sisters look stunning in this picture?
We wish the young gun a very happy birthday and best luck for her future endeavours!
Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor's daughter, Shanaya, celebrates her 20th birthday today. Shanaya, who hasn't yet forayed into acting, has worked as an assistant director on a few films. Let's take a look at some of her pictures that prove that Shanaya is quite the young style icon.
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