Sanjay Kapoor’s daughter, Shanaya Kapoor, made her Bollywood debut with Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. She worked as an assistant director to Sharan Sharma.
On Instagram, Sanjay wrote, “I am so glad that Shanaya started her journey in this beautiful world of movies as an assistant director with you @sharansharma, You are an extremely talented director and A superhuman being too, loved #gunjansaxena, looking forward to your next! #gunjansaxena streaming now on #netflix.”
Earlier Sanjay had said in an interview that “Shanaya told me that going there (film school) would be a waste of three years and reasoned that most attend classes for three days and party for the rest of the week.”