Janhvi Kapoor recalls panic attack on reality show

Wednesday 29th May 2024 08:27 EDT

Janhvi Kapoor revealed in a recent interview that she had a "panic attack" on a TV reality show during the promotions of her debut film Dhadak. 

Reflecting on the incident, Janhvi Kapoor recounted, "I once appeared on a dance show shortly after the tragic incident of my mom Sridevi's passing while promoting 'Dhadak.' It was still a very raw time for me, and everyone was careful not to remind me of what had happened. They went through all the plans for the day without mentioning a segment about my mom. However, during the show, they surprised us with a video montage featuring all of mom's famous songs and dance numbers, accompanied by her voiceover in an emotional scene. The children began dancing as a tribute, and while it was beautiful, it was also too soon for me."

Janhvi Kapoor admitted, "I wasn't prepared. Suddenly, I couldn't breathe and began crying uncontrollably, eventually running off the stage into my van, experiencing a full-blown panic attack. They edited out my breakdown, replacing it with footage of me clapping from another segment."

Janhvi Kapoor, daughter of late superstar Sridevi and film producer Boney Kapoor, is known for starring in films like Roohi, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Ghost Stories and GoodLuck Jerry among others. Janhvi made her big Bollywood debut with Dhadak, co-starring Ishaan Khatter.

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