PeepingMoon Exclusive: Janhvi Kapoor reveals the one role that she had trouble letting go of, all because of the accent


Janhvi Kapoor is only four films old having debuted in 2018 with Dhadak. She has also acted in the anthology feature Ghost Stories in the segment directed by Zoya Akhtar. However, now the actress is one a promotional spree for her upcoming film Mili that has Sunny Kaushal in the lead and is produced by her father Boney Kapoor.

Janhvi received accolades for grasping the Bihari dialect in her last release Good Luck Jerry. Now, in an exclusive interview with, the actress spoke about how the role and the dialect struck to her. When asked which of her roles she couldn’t let go of, Janhvi said, “For Good Luck Jerry I spent a lot of time prepping with the dialect and understanding the world and I think that was a role that I took home to. I remember I was auditioning for a series for things when I was shooting for Jerry or right before starting shoot and that Bihari accent would not leave me, and a lot of the directors were like ‘Why are you sounding Bihari, you’re playing a girl from Mumbai, it is not making sense’.”

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Good Luck Jerry also featured Deepak Dobriyal, Mita Vashisht, Neeraj Sood, Sushant Singh and Jaswant Singh Dalal in pivotal roles. The film was directed by Siddharth Sen and produced by Aanand L Rai.

Janhvi will be next seen in Mili which is slated to release in theaters on November 4, 2022.