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

I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer Salmaan

    Updated On : Oct 19,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam film star Dulquer Salmaan says he does not take his stardom and success seriously. He concentrates on delivering his best on the movie front. View More..

Women directors sweep top awards at MAMI film fest

    Updated On : Oct 19,2017   9:44 am
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Women ruled the roost at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Rima Das's "Village Rockstars won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon's "Summer 1993" won the honour in the International category. View More..

Cat fight talks outdated: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   4:34 pm
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is livid over gossip around an alleged 'cat fight' on the sets of her film "Veere Di Wedding", which features an ensemble of actresses including Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania. View More..

Arpita Khan excited about husband Aayush's film debut (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   3:28 pm
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's youngest sister Arpita Khan is excited about the Bollywood debut of her husband Aayush Sharma. View More..

Let's not discriminate: Farhan on Hrithik-Kangana row

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   4:54 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Actor Farhan Akhtar has backed actor Hrithik Roshan in the ongoing row with actress Kangana Ranaut. View More..

Bhumi Pednekar considers Sonam Kapoor India's fashion diva

    Updated On : Oct 06,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who attended the Glitter Exhibition 2017 here on Friday, said Sonam Kapoor is the fashion diva of our country. View More..

Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla roped in for 'Veere Di...'

    Updated On : Oct 05,2017   6:00 pm
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla will be working on the Indian attire in the Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Veere Di Wedding". View More..

Akshay Kumar salutes 'cleaning soldiers' of India

    Updated On : Oct 05,2017   11:04 am
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar has acknowledge the hard work of the sweepers, garbage and sewer cleaners among many others and has called them the country's "cleaning soldiers". View More..

Designer Gaurav Gupta to launch first unisex fragrance

    Updated On : Sep 29,2017   5:20 pm
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) He is one of the most celebrated designers in the fashion industry and is adding another feather to his cap by launching his first unisex fragrance named AGAIN. View More..

Mushran excited about working with Bollywood divas (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   5:42 pm
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Saudagar" fame actor Vivek Mushran says "Veere Di Wedding" is a special film for him as he will get to work with Bollywood divas like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor. View More..

Karan Johar is pretty incredible: Paul Feig

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   11:04 am
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Ghostbuster" director Paul Feig has praised Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and said that he is "pretty incredible". View More..

All women in my life are important: Shah Rukh Khan

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   12:42 pm
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood's quintessential romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan, who attended the Vogue Women of the Year Awards here, said that all the women in his life are important and it is extremely satisfying to have an award for them. View More..

B-Town celebs wish 'mentor, friend' Mahesh Bhatt on birthday

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   4:22 pm
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A string of celebrities including Shraddha Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Anupam Kher have wished a year full of love, luck and happiness to veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on his 69th birthday on Wednesday. View More..

Shabana Azmi turns 67, B-Town calls her inspirational

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   3:02 pm
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who turned 67 on Monday, was wished a year full of love by Bollywood celebrities including Shekhar Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, who described her as inspirational. View More..

Taimur not in 'Veere Di Wedding', says Kareena

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has clarified that her nine-month-old son Taimur is not making his Bollywood debut with "Veere Di Wedding". She quips that the producers can't afford to have both of them in the film. View More..

Son Aarav is Akshay Kumar's 'favouritest' human being

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   3:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Friday shared a warm message for his son Aarav on his birthday. He says his son is his favourite human being. View More..

'Slut-shaming' dangerous, disrespectful to women: Celina Jaitly (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   12:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Celina Jaitly, who was shamed on social media for sharing a pre-delivery photograph of her blossoming baby bump, remains unaffected by it, but says "slut-shaming" is dangerous and hurtful for women. View More..

Terrifying to go on a film set after two years: Dia Mirza

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   12:08 pm
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Dia Mirza will be seen playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyata in Rajkumar Hirani's yet untitled biopic. The Bollywood actress says going on a film set after a gap of two years was terrifying. View More..

Sachin Tendulkar wishes 'finest actor' Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Sep 09,2017   3:54 pm
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has wished National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar on his 50th birthday and called him the finest actor and great human being. View More..

Word to screen: Filmmakers, publishers bridging the gap

    Updated On : Sep 03,2017   4:18 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Translating literature into cinema is not new for the Hindi film industry. Now with the emergence of digital platforms and a shift in audience tastes, publishers and content providers are increasingly looking to chart a more streamlined roadmap to bring compelling narratives to screen. View More..