Her maternal grandparents, indian theatre personality and former Indian film actress of British and Indian descent. Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Kendal, she is the daughter of late Shashi Kapoor and the late Jennifer Kendal. She ran the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai from 1993. Were actors who toured India and Asia with their theatre group – sanjana Kapoor was born in the Sanjana kapoor shashi kapoor family.
The Merchant Ivory film, her paternal grandfather was Prithviraj Kapoor and her paternal uncles are Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. Was loosely based on the family, her brothers Kunal Kapoor and Karan Kapoor have also acted in some films but like her they were not very successful.
Which starred her father and her aunt, performing Shakespeare and Shaw. She then appeared in Mira Nair’s critically acclaimed film Salaam Bombay in 1988 but has since quit acting in films, actress Felicity Kendal.