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

'Padman' is Akshay Kumar's 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Of 2018

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   3:28 pm
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) The "Padman" trailer is finally out. And it's an outright winner. View More..

Hope 'Padman' will start conversations within homes: Twinkle Khanna (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   2:02 pm
New Delhii, Dec 15 (IANS) Her debut film production "Padman" is a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham, the inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad making machine in India. Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna says she is hopeful that the film will bring a spotlight on something that has been "hidden in the darkness" for so long. View More..

Sonam Kapoor was amused over nepotism debate

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   5:18 pm
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says the whole clamour over nepotism in the Hindi film industry this year left her amused because if one goes by the term's meaning in the dictionary, it is something that happens everywhere. View More..

Celebs wish Virushka 'happily ever after'

    Updated On : Dec 12,2017   10:14 am
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) From megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, ace filmmaker Karan Johar to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and tennis star Sania Mirza -- a host of celebrities from the Indian film and sports world got together in wishing a "happily ever after" to newly weds -- actress Anushka Sharma and cricket hero Virat Kohli. View More..

Bollywood, sports stars wish Virat, Anushka a happily ever after

    Updated On : Dec 12,2017   1:02 am
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) From megastar Amitabh Bachchan and ace filmmaker Karan Johar to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and tennis star Sania Mirza -- a host of celebrities from the Indian film and sports world got together in wishing a happily ever after to newly weds actress Anushka Sharma and cricket hero Virat Kohli. View More..

Women are fighters: Kareena on Zaira Wasim incident

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   12:12 pm
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says women are capable of fighting out of every situation in life. View More..

Sonam in Dubai for IWC Filmmaker Award, DIFF

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   2:34 pm
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor will attend the sixth edition of the IWC Filmmaker Award celebrations here. View More..

Shashi Kapoor will continue to inspire us: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   2:18 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor on Tuesday mourned the death of veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor and says that he will continue to inspire her. View More..

Karan Johar to soon announce next with Sonakshi

    Updated On : Dec 02,2017   3:18 pm
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he will announce a new film with actress Sonakshi Sinha within the next two weeks. View More..

Akshay turns 'superhero' for 'Padman'

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   2:04 pm
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Akshay Kumar poses as a superhero in a new poster of his next film "Padman", which touches upon the issue of sanitary napkins. View More..

Stage set for GES, all eyes on Ivanka (Curtain Raiser)

    Updated On : Nov 27,2017   9:56 am
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The stage is set for the eighth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning in this tech hub on Tuesday with focus on women entrepreneurs and all eyes on US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump. View More..

Manushi Chhillar, Sonam Kapoor to add glamour to GES

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   7:46 pm
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chhillar, actors Sonam Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari will add glamour to Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning here on November 28. View More..

Was great working with Akshay: Radhika Apte

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who will be seen with National Award winner Akshay Kumar in the upcoming film "Padman", says working with him was great. View More..

Irrfan Khan to be honoured at Dubai film festival

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   11:10 pm
Dubai,A Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan is set to be honoured at the 14th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in December for his "incredible body of work". View More..

I focus on things that matter, says Sonam (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   2:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says she keeps herself away from the buzz on her personal life in the media by focusing on things that matter. View More..

Rheson is not just a celebrity label: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   12:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says that Rheson, a fashion label that she owns along with her producer sister Rhea, is not just a celebrity label but a high-street fashion brand by two sisters who happen to be in the Indian movie business. View More..

Akshay perfect person to play 'Padman': Sonam

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   3:42 pm
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says Akshay Kumar is the perfect person to play the lead role in "Padman". View More..

Bollywood tie-ups: A lucrative e-commerce formula

    Updated On : Nov 12,2017   11:18 am
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood plays a big role in influencing youth and, keeping this in mind, the trend of e-commerce websites associating with films and film celebrities has of late gone to the next level. This partnership boosts customer footfalls and adds to business, say experts. View More..

Villains also have great stories to tell: Sonam

    Updated On : Nov 07,2017   2:32 pm
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says if she is cast in a super-hero film, she would like to play a villain as they also have great stories to tell. View More..

Sonam Kapoor suffering from bronchitis

    Updated On : Nov 01,2017   11:34 am
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says due to the environmental conditions, she has been wheezing and has developed bronchitis. View More..