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Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla’s daughter Jahanvi Mehta gave Preity Zinta a run for money, as she impressed the latter with her sharp business acumen during the recent Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction in Bengaluru. Preity, who represents Kings XI Punjab with businessman Ness Wadia, took to twitter to sing praises for Jhanvi. She wrote, “Forget the madness of the #VivoIPLAuction- it’s awesome to meet the super smart Janvi Mehta who gave me a run for our money.”
Adding further, she wrote, “It’s awesome to meet the super smart Janvi Mehta,” Daughter of businessman Jay Mehta, Jahanvi has emerged as the face of Kolkata Knight Riders team, which is co-owned by Jay Mehta and superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
Jahanvi, who completed her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School with A+ grades all throughout, is touted as the youngest franchise owner who placed bids at the IPL auction table. The 16-year-old Jahanvi is currently pursuing a course in Charter House in London.
The IPL commences on April 4, 2018 in Mumbai, which would conclude on May 31.