Vaani Kapoor Biography, Age, Height, Family & More
Vaani Kapoor (born 23 August 1988) is an Indian actress known for her work in Hindi films. She made her film debut in the 2013 romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance, a critical and commercial success, which earned her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Later she acted in Aaha Kalyanam (2014), Befikre (2016), and in the action thriller War (2019).
Kapoor’s father is a furniture exports entrepreneur and her mother is a teacher-turned marketing executive. She did her schooling from Mata Jai Kaur Public School in Ashok Vihar, Delhi. Later she enrolled in Indira Gandhi National Open University, completing a bachelor’s degree in tourism studies, after which she took up an internship with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in Jaipur and later worked for ITC Hotel. She was signed by the Elite Model Management for modeling projects.
Kapoor later signed a three-film deal with Yash Raj Films. She was selected through an audition to play a supporting role in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance, alongside Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra. The film dealt with the subject of live-in relationships; it received positive feedback from critics, and Kapoor’s portrayal of an outspoken girl, Tara, was praised. Mohar Basu of Koimoi wrote that Kapoor was “a pleasant debutant though she isn’t an overtly powerful actress” while Madhureeta Mukherjee of The Times Of India thought that she was “impressive, pretty and commands a good screen-presence”. Shuddh Desi Romance collected ₹46 crore (US$6.8 million) at the domestic box-office and emerged as a commercial success. At the 59th Filmfare Awards, Kapoor was awarded with the Best Female Debut award.