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

Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   4:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper. View More..

Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   1:38 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the first time. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper. View More..

Don't take 'Koffee With Karan' seriously: Varun (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan says that people should not take the conversations between celebrities and filmmaker Karan Johar on the popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" seriously. View More..

Big B, Sunny lead in 'hottest vegetarian celebrity' contest

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Sunny Leone have been raking in the votes for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity 2016 contest. View More..

'Pink' bags four awards at 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   11:56 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Shoojit Sircar's critically-acclaimed "Pink" bagged as many as four awards, including for the Best Film, at the 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016 here on Sunday. View More..

Sonam, Aditya dazzle on Blenders Pride Fashion Tour runway

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   3:24 pm
Gurugram, Dec 3 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur charmed everyone here at the 12th edition of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour, a multi-city event. View More..

Our choice makes our life: Tara Sharma

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   5:44 pm
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Actress-turned-producer and host Tara Sharma Saluja believes that people's choices make their life, and that gender equality is about having the choice of being a caregiver or a working mother. View More..

Would like to work with Rajkumar Hirani: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   4:08 pm
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says that she can't give confirmation about any of her future projects till the time the director or producer approve it but she would like to work with Rajkumar Hirani someday. View More..

Sunny Leone keen to watch Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh on social media

    Updated On : Nov 30,2016   8:30 pm
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, who launched her own mobile app here on Wednesday, said she would be interested to watch actors Sonam Kapoor and Ranveer Singh on social media and mobile app. View More..

Learnt kindness from Neerja Bhanot's example: Sonam

    Updated On : Nov 21,2016   3:16 pm
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor, who played Neerja Bhanot in the 2016 film "Neerja", says kindness is "very rare" nowadays and that is something she learnt from the late air hostesses example. View More..

Sonam Kapoor to be feted at Asia Vision Movie Awards

    Updated On : Nov 16,2016   2:56 pm
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor will be feted with the Best Actress honour for her performance in the biopic "Neerja" at the Asia Vision Movie Awards. View More..

Sonam Kapoor meets Stan Lee in Hollywood

    Updated On : Nov 09,2016   6:52 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who had a blink-and-miss appearance in Coldplay's single "Hymn for the weekend", had a superhero moment when she met legendary writer Stan Lee. View More..

Sania Mirza to debut on 'Koffee with Karan'

    Updated On : Nov 07,2016   5:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan have joined the list of guests to appear in the fifth edition of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show "Koffee With Karan". View More..

Indian fashion industry lacks direction: Manish Malhotra (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Nov 04,2016   12:54 pm
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Celebrated designer Manish Malhotra says the Indian fashion industry currently lacks direction and feels designers need to concentrate on the numbers as well as on making fashion accessible for all. View More..

Hits and flops won't affect Tabu's career: Shabana Azmi

    Updated On : Nov 03,2016   4:12 pm
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Did Tabu -- who turns 45 on Friday -- shoot her career in the foot by playing mom to stars like Shahid Kapoor in "Haider" and Katrina Kaif in "Fitoor"? Not really, feels her illustrious aunt Shabana Azmi, who says Tabu's career is impervious to dips and curves. View More..

Twitter launches 'Koffee with Karan' special emoji

    Updated On : Nov 03,2016   2:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Social media platform Twitter has curated a special emoji for popular talk show "Koffee with Karan season 5". View More..

I am botoxed, so are most people in industry: Karan Johar

    Updated On : Oct 28,2016   1:24 pm
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who admits he has taken the botox way for his face, says that going under knife is a well hidden secret of Bollywood. View More..

MAMI ends on a high note for film, literature

    Updated On : Oct 28,2016   1:34 am
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) The week-long celebration of film, entertainment and culture came to an end here as the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival wrapped up with a prize distribution ceremony. View More..

'Sonam most experimental; Priyanka redefined modern women's image'

    Updated On : Oct 26,2016   10:10 pm
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Nepalese-American fashion designer Prabal Gurung has said Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor is experimental with clothes and Priyanka Chopra redefined the image of modern women. View More..

Looking forward to 'Battle for Bittora' film, says Sonam

    Updated On : Oct 26,2016   6:50 pm
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is looking forward to bringing alive the world of author Anuja Chauhan's "Battle for Bittora" on the big screen. View More..