The wait is over as Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter starrer much-awaited film ‘Dhadak’ is all set to release tomorrow i.e. 20 July 2018. A grand premiere for the film was held two days before the release and almost all of Bollywood arrived to watch the film and cheer the young starlets Janhvi and Ishaan.
‘Dhadak’ is directed by Shashank Khaitan and co-produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar and Apurva Mehta. Ishaan Khatter, who plays the lead role of Madhu in the film, is the son of Neelima Azeem and Rajesh Khatter. ‘Dhadak’ is Ishaan second film. He debuted with Majid Majidi’s ‘Beyond The Clouds’. Ishaan is also the half-brother of Shahid Kapoor. Janhvi, on the other hand, is the daughter of legendary Bollywood actress late Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor. Janhvi will be making her big Bollywood debut with ‘Dhadak’.
The premiere of ‘Dhadak’ was a starry affair as the who’s who of Bollywood marked their presence. From Janhvi’s family, Her sister Khushi Kapoor, dad Boney Kapoor, step-siblings Anshula Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor arrived to support her. Ishaan’s mother Neelima Azeem and half-brother Shahid Kapoor were also seen at the event. Apart from their family, Bollywood celebrities like Karisma Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Kartik Aryan, Huma Qureshi, Rekha, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi, Karan Johar, Mira Rajput, Ashutosh Gowariker, Dino Morea, Sonakshi Sinha and Madhuri Dixit were seen at the premiere.
Here are the exclusive pictures from last night:
The lead hero Ishaan Khatter
Our heroine, the new girl on the block, Janhvi Kapoor.
Ishaan’s brother Shahid Kapoor & Bhabhi Mira Rajput
Janhvi’s step-sister Anshula Kapoor
Janhvi’s baby sis Khushi Kapoor
Her dad Boney Kapoor
Ishaan’s mother Neelima Azeem
Dhak-dhak girl Madhuri Dixit
‘Sonu’ aka Kartik Aryan
Lolo aka Karisma Kapoor
Sara Ali Khan
Soha Ali Khan Pataudi & Kunal Kemmu
Neha Dhupia & Angad Bedi
Producer Karan Johar with the legendary Rekha
Ishaan & Janhvi
Janhvi and Anshula left together after the film premiere
But the highlight of the evening was when the iconic yesteryear actress Rekha hugged Ishaan and Janhvi after watching their film. The actress was so overwhelmed and impressed with the young ones that she hugged the duo and blessed them.
Watch the video here:
Not just Rekha, lolo aka Karisma Kapoor too hugged Janhvi as she congratulated her.
A special screening of ‘Dhadak’ was also held a couple of days ago in Mumbai. The film is receiving positive responses from the film fraternity. We can’t wait for it to release nationally. We are sure Janhvi and Ishaan will impress us with their magical love story.