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Janhvi Kapoor On Struggling With Self-Worth Post-Sridevi's Death

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Content Warning: This article discusses themes of loss and personal struggles.

Janhvi Kapoor, daughter of the late veteran actress Sridevi, who tragically passed away in 2018, recently shared insights into her emotional journey following her mother's death. The young actress, who was on the brink of her Bollywood debut at the time of the loss, revealed the challenges she faced and the inner turmoil she experienced, Pinkvilla reported.

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In a candid conversation on Ranveer Allahabadia's podcast, Janhvi Kapoor spoke about grappling with feelings of self-worth and seeking validation from inappropriate sources. She admitted to struggling with body image issues, insecurities about her command over the Hindi language, and feeling deprived of many typical life experiences due to being sheltered.

Despite her challenges, Janhvi expressed a strong desire for personal growth, emphasising her pursuit of growth in personal, intellectual, and artistic aspects of her life. Reflecting on her past struggles, she revealed feeling trapped in a cycle of insecurity.

Janhvi elaborated on how her upbringing conditioned her to feel apologetic about her privileges and how others perceived her. She highlighted the pressure of constantly being judged based on her background and how this affected her perception of self-worth.

On the professional front, Janhvi Kapoor was recently seen in the film "Bawaal," alongside Varun Dhawan. She also made cameo appearances in "Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani" starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh, as well as "Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya" starring Shahid Kapoor and Kriti Sanon.

Her upcoming projects include "Ulajh," the Telugu film "Devara" alongside Jr. NTR and Saif Ali Khan, and "Sunny Sanskari Ki Tulsi Kumari," co-starring Varun Dhawan.

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