Vaani Kapoor is a famous Bollywood actress who is best known for her role of Tara in Shudh Desi Romance. Although the movie was not a grand success, it gave her career a kick start that it needed. She was even nominated for the role of Best Female Debut at the 59th Filmfare Awards. The actress proved her mettle as an actress in the breezy average box-office earner ‘Befikre’ in 2016.
Early life and education
Vaani Kapoor was born on August 23, 1988 in Delhi, India to a modest Punjabi household. Her father was an owner of the furniture exports business and her mother was a teacher and marketing executive.
Vaani pursued her schooling from Mata Jai Kaur Public School which is located in Ashok Vihar in Delhi and later completed her further education from the Indira Gandhi National Open University. She earned her bachelor degree from there in tourism studies and later started her career working as an intern for Oberoi Hotels and Resorts in Jaipur, Rajasthan followed by working in the ITC group of hotels.
Vaani started her career working in the special series Special @ 10 which aired on Sony TV. She played the character of Rajuben who was portrayed as the lady don. Meanwhile she also was signed under the Elite Model Management for several modelling contracts.
She was later signed under a three film contract under the Yash Raj Films and made her movie debut portraying the character of Tara in Shudh Desi Romance. Although the movie was not a huge box office success but was also a great start to her career.
Following winning the 59th Filmfare award for the Best Female debut artist, she signed a Tamil film Aaha Kalyanam which was the remake of the Bollywood movie, Band Baaja Baarat. In the movie ‘Befikre’, the actress played a girl who does not believe in living a conformed existence. Though she was shortlisted for the Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Thugs of Hindostan’, the role eventually went to Fatima Sana Shaikh.
Vaani Kapoor – Pictures
Vaani Kapoor says that she never had a boyfriend in school and doesn’t have one yet. She say that she believes in marriage as a formidable institution and is looking for a long-term commitment, which is quite rare these days, according to her. So for now, she is simply looking for someone worth her love!
Vaani Kapoor – Upcoming movies
She signed a 3-film contract with YRF, out of which she did the first two. She was not selected for ‘Thogs of Hindustan’, so she is reportedly looking for the right subject and role for her from the same banner.