Sonam Kapoor Biography

sonam kapoor nice picSonam Kapoor is a young, dazzling and shining actress of Bollywood. She was born in Mumbai on 9 June 1985and is the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor.

She took basic education from Arya Vidya Mandir and received International Baccalaureate from the United World College of South East Asia.

She also completed courses in Political Science and Economics from University of East London.

Sonam Kapoor started her film career as assistant to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and was actively involved in making of the film ‘Black’.

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She made acting debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in ‘Saawariya’ released in 2007.

After that she acted in Delhi – 6. Her film ‘I Hate Luv Storys; was a successful film that was released in 2010.

She also worked in film ‘Aisha’ with Abhay Deol. Her two films Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and 'Raanjhanna' were huge success.

Sonam was applauded by the audiences for her romantic performance and the success of these films, gave her huge popularity.

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Sonam also participated in many mega events like International Indian Film Academy Awards, also known as "IIFA" in 2009. She also participates in fashion shows and endorsed many fashion products.

Sonam is also involved in many social activities and charities. In 2012, on her birthday, she asked her fans to donate to the Ogaan Cancer Foundation.

Sonam Kapoor is a versatile actress who can speak English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Marathi fluently. She is a well trained classical dancer.

She has many hobbies like reading, shopping, playing squash, video games and painting.

Her upcoming films are Mirza Sahibaan and Come On Pappu.



Sonam Kapoor Latest News

No marriage plans for now: Sidharth Malhotra

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who has turned 34, says he has no plans to get married in the near future. View More..

Women come out shining in year that saw Bollywood's darkest side exposed (2018 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 26,2018   2:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) From showing a pregnant woman in her early 50s at centrestage in a mainstream film to pretty faces of Hindi cinema being cast as characters celebrating their sexual desire unabashedly -- 2018 offered some milestones for women empowerment in Hindi cinema. View More..

Anil Kapoor wants his daughter Sonam as a female lead in his directorial debut

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:59 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Evergreen actor Anil Kapoor, who turned 63 on Monday, says if he will ever become a director then, he wants to direct his daughter actress Sonam Kapoor as a female lead in his directorial debut film. View More..

Success of a film is not determined by its budget, says Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has seen a successful year 2018, has said that success of a film is not determined by its budget. View More..

Didn't write script for Anil, but he was perfect choice: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:04 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) After working with actor Anil Kapoor in hit films such as '1942: A Love Story' and 'Parinda', filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who has worked with him again in the upcoming movie 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga', seems to be in awe of him as he finds Anil as the perfect choice for the film. View More..

Did not write a story for Anil Kapoor, but he was a perfect choice, says Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   10:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) As a successful filmmaker-actor, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Anil Kapoor together delivered cult films such as '1942: A Love Story', 'Parinda.' Coming back with the film 'Ek Ladki ko Dekha toh Aisa Laga', Chopra says he does not write a script keeping actors in mind, but cast them based on the requirement of a story. View More..

Didn't write a story for Anil, but he was perfect choice: Vidu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   8:10 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) After working with actor Anil Kapoor in hit films like "1942: A Love Story" and "Parinda", filmmaker Vidu Vinod Chopra, who has worked with him again in the upcoming movie "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga", seems to be in awe of him as he finds Anil as the perfect choice for the film. View More..

Content decides the budget of a film, says Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   6:44 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who is all set for his new film "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga", says the budget of a film does not define the success of a film but the content does. View More..

SRK all praise for choreographer Remo D'Souza (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   2:00 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has thanked choreographer Remo D'Souza for creating "amazing" choreography for "Mera naam tu" in Anand L. Rai's directorial "Zero". View More..

Sonam Kapoor named PETA India's 2018 Person of the Year

    Updated On : Dec 18,2018   11:30 am
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, a vegan, has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2018. View More..

The year of big fat Bollywood weddings (2018 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2018   11:02 am
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) It seems like actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli gave a teaser of what moviegoers were expected to see in the coming year when they got hitched in December last year. The year 2018 witnessed some of the top Bollywood stars shining even more off screen than on screen when they decided to tie the knot with partners, thereby putting an end to incessant rumours about their relationships. View More..

Mumbai Police wrongly reprimands Dulquer

    Updated On : Dec 14,2018   4:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) After Mumbai Police showed its disapproval of Dulquer Salmaan trying out "weirdo" stunts on roads, the popular actor said they should have checked some facts first and called himself "not a weirdo". View More..

Yesha Rughani designs costume for on-screen wedding

    Updated On : Dec 14,2018   3:32 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Yesha Rughani, who was a fashion stylist, has designed the wedding lehenga of her character and Raunak's (actor Ssharad Malhotra) sherwani for the show "Musakaan". View More..

Actress Priya Varrier most searched personality on Google in 2018

    Updated On : Dec 12,2018   2:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who shot to fame following her 'wink song' 'Manikya Malaraya Poovi...' from the film 'Oru Addar Love' has become the most searched personality of the year, Google India said on Wednesday. View More..

Writer apologises for calling Priyanka Chopra 'scam artist'

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   2:46 pm
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) Mariah Smith, the writer who called Indian actress Priyanka Chopra a "scam artist" in an article, has apologised for the insinuations. View More..

Bollywood slams journalist for calling Priyanka Chopra 'scam artist'

    Updated On : Dec 05,2018   5:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian celebrities like actresses Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Swara Bhasker, and singer Sona Mohapatra, have criticised journalist Mariah Smith for writing a "racist" article about actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas' wedding. View More..

'Dolly Ki Doli' actor turns producer

    Updated On : Nov 28,2018   1:42 pm
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Paras Saluja, who featured in Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Dolly Ki Doli", will turn producer with the upcoming movie "Life Behind Bars". View More..

People have to wait to see my wedding: Alia Bhatt

    Updated On : Nov 19,2018   1:38 pm
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has made it clear that her well-wishers have to wait to see her marriage happening whenever it does. View More..

Bollywood wishes DeepVeer happiness forever after

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   11:36 am
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Debuting as "Mrs & Mr" on social media newly-married couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone received wishes galore from friends and colleagues. View More..

Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo

    Updated On : Nov 13,2018   7:04 pm
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been "as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating", will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowered. This, she believes, may seem complex, but can be achieved in a simple way. View More..