Arjun Kapoor's Birthday Wish For Janhvi Kapoor Gets Everyone Curious, Netizens Ask, 'Who Is Pankoo Ji?'

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Janhvi Kapoor who ringed in her 22nd birthday on Wednesday, was showered with beautiful birthday wishes from her family and friends. Here's what her brother Arjun Kapoor wrote on Instagram -

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Updated On:

Janhvi Kapoor celebrated her 22nd birthday by visiting Varanasi with father Boney Kapoor and sister Khushi Kapoor. The 'Dhadak' actress was spotted seeking blessings at the Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. 

While several members of her family wished her on social media, half-brother Arjun Kapoor too shared a post for her on her special day. He wrote: "Ok see I found an unused picture @janhvikapoor happy birthday hope this year is the beginning of you discovering urself & realising the world is ur oyster... Stay grateful stay humble & stay grounded.... Also I hope truly that u give us the same love this year that u give Pankoo ji !!! [sic]"

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To his post, Janhvi Kapoor replied “Touching...my prayers have been answered” and Arjun again replied to her comment by saying “Panjooji ki jai”.

While the post is heart-warming, it also left quite a few fans wondering on 'Who Pankoo Ji is?' There were two guesses flooding the comment section — One, it could be a reference to Pankaj Tripathi. How? Well, Janhvi is busy shooting for Gunjan Saxena biopic which is based on India’s first female combat pilot. And, Pankaj Tripathi will play the role of her father. And the fans made a guess that Arjun might be referring to him as 'Pankoo ji' in his post for Janhvi.

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Pankaj confirmed about the same to the media and said: “I liked the character of playing father to Janhvi Kapoor in the film. A great bonding has developed between us while working on the sets. I am having a lot of fun while shooting for the film. Janhvi is a very sincere and well behaved actress. She respects me a lot and I too respect her for the sincerity and commitment towards her work. 

And some made guesses taking Ishaan Khatter's name. Don't know how that is possible, but that's just a wild guess.

Coming to Janhvi's latest project — Gunjan Saxena, the IAF pilot helped in evacuating injured soldiers from Kargil in 1999. Despite facing the fire, Gunjan and lieutenant Srividya Rajan, managed to bring the soldiers home. Gunjan was also the first woman to be awarded Shaurya Chakra. Janhvi will also appear in Karan Johar’s period drama Takht. It stars Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Anil Kapoor.
 

 

 

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