Janhvi Kapoor Set to Debut in Web Series ’Ghost Stories’ with Zoya Akhtar
Janhvi Kapoor has signed her first web series ‘Ghost Stories’ with Zoya Akhtar. Other than Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee’s short films will also, be a part of the horror-themed anthology
Janhvi Kapoor is one of the most sought after names in the newage actors. Her debut in Dhadak proved that she is not just another star kid who is there to get all the first chances in the industry. Janhvi is a millennial and an active user of social media. She also clearly understands what the future of the cinema might be: it’s digital. She has signed Zoya Akhtar’s short film for Netflix original Ghost Stories. According to Netflix, the shooting has begun in Mumbai.
Zoya Akhtar also shared the first day of shoot on her Instagram.
Ghost stories like the former Lust Stories are a combination of four short films directed by Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar and Dibakar Banerjee. These stories despite being directed by different directors will follow the same theme which is horror. It has been produced by Ronnie Screwala and RSVP in association with Ashi Dua of Flying Unicorn Entertainment. In this film, Janhvi has been paired opposite Vijay Sharma. She will be playing the central role in the film.
According to Janhvi Kapoor, she is thrilled to work with Zoya Akhtar in Ghost Stories. She says that she always dreamt of working with Zoya Akhtar as she is a huge fan of her body of work. According to Janhvi Kapoor, the character is challenging and it will be exciting to bring it to screen. Janhvi Kapoor is an avid Netflix fan hence the project is a lot more special to her. Other than Ghost Stories Janhvi Kapoor has also been signed opposite Kartik Aaryan in the sequel of Karan Johar’s popular film Dostana. She is working on the biopic of Gunjan Saxena who is Indian Air Force’s first woman officer. She will also be seen in Takht with Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, and her uncle Anil Kapoor.