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

As an artiste, I still haven't done much: Badshah

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   12:16 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With a discography full of hits like "Dhup Chik", "Abhi toh party shuru hui hai", "Selfie le le re", "Kar gai chull" and "Tamma tamma again" among many others, rapper Badshah, who has been in the Bollywood music industry for over four years, says as an artiste he still feels he hasn't done much. View More..

LFW W/F'17: When bad boy of 'Neerja' had a good time on the runway

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   7:08 pm
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Actor Jim Sarbh, who got instant success for portraying a negative role in Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja", turned showstopper for designer Anuj Bhutani on the Textile and Sustainable day of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017. He not only was in a relaxed mood, but also showed some dance moves on the ramp. View More..

On Friendship Day, celebs share love for friends

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   1:12 pm
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) On the occasion of Friendship Day on Sunday, Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Anupam Kher and Sonam Kapoor shared their love for their friends who have stood by them through the thick and thin. View More..

Fashion world fits plus size in its frame

    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   11:04 am
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor's lyrics "Yeah, my momma she told me don't worry about your size" aptly sums up the Indian fashion industry today, given how designers are taking notice of the plus size segment and adding oodles of style to it. View More..

Instagram 'Stories' marks first anniversary

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   8:48 pm
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a birthday/celebration sticker pack for its "Stories" feature on its first anniversary on August 2. View More..

Instagram 'Stories' marks first anniversary

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   3:26 pm
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a birthday/celebration sticker pack for its 'Stories' feature on its first anniversary that fell on August 2. View More..

Big B advised Anil Kapoor to 'never' take a break

    Updated On : Jul 29,2017   6:38 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Actor-producer Anil Kapoor says he never took a break in his 38-year-long journey in Bollywood as he was advised by megastar Amitabh Bachchan to never "commit such a mistake". View More..

Was longing to do a war drama: Mohit Marwah

    Updated On : Jul 28,2017   1:18 pm
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Mohit Marwah, who plays a pivotal role in "Raagdesh", says doing the film made two of his wishes comes true -- the desire to work with director Tigmanshu Dhulia and to essay a war hero. View More..

Twinkle Khanna 'chokes' at 30,000 feet (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   6:14 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Entrepreneur, producer and author Twinkle Khanna was "choking" at 30,000 feet in a flight when she was forced to inhale the smell of "dead toads" from a fellow passenger's socks. View More..

Twinkle Khanna 'chokes' at 30,000 feet (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   5:36 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Entrepreneur, producer and author Twinkle Khanna was "choking" at 30,000 feet in a flight when she was forced to inhale the smell of "dead toads" from a fellow passenger's socks. View More..

Don't think I'm a feature film director: Designer Tarun Tahiliani`

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   11:08 am
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Tarun Tahiliani, one of India's favourite bridal designers, has made a whole series of "very nice short vignette films" on fashion but says he doesn't see himself going behind the camera to helm a feature film. View More..

I'm very protective about Sonam: Arjun Kapoor

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   4:14 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor considers Sonam Kapoor as his "favourite cousin" and says he is very protective about her. View More..

Sonam, Rhea, Harsh have different personalities: Anil Kapoor

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   2:18 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actor-producer Anil Kapoor says his three children -- actress Sonam Kapoor, producer-fashion stylist Rhea Kapoor and budding actor Harshvardhan Kapoor -- have very different personalities. View More..

Shilpa Shetty might make comeback soon (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:32 am
New York, July 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who has been away from the silver screen for some years now, says she might make a comeback soon. View More..

IIFA 2017: Shahid, Alia win Best Actors, 'Neerja' Best Film

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   4:00 pm
New York, July 16 (IANS) In a city that never sleeps, the Metlife Stadium came alive with the IIFA Awards celebration here on Saturday night, with Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt becoming proud winners of the Best Actor trophies for their remarkable work in "Udta Punjab". View More..

Rakul Preet joins Sidharth for 'Aiyaary' in London (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   1:30 pm
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh have together kick-started the shooting for their upcoming film "Aiyaary" in London. View More..

Thought of my collection being copied at cheaper price annoying: Nishka Lulla

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   3:48 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Fashion designer Nishka Lulla says she gets annoyed by the thought of her collection being copied somewhere at a cheaper price, but there is nothing that she can do about it. View More..

I've been a tortoise: Sonam on journey in filmdom

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   2:14 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who completed a decade in Hindi filmdom in 2017, says she has been a tortoise in the field as her journey has been slow and steady. View More..

Not competitive with my family: Actor Arjun Kapoor

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   11:44 am
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) His uncle acts, his cousins act. But family members aren't competition for Arjun Kapoor, who will soon be seen in the same frame with his paternal uncle and veteran actor Anil Kapoor in "Mubarakan". View More..

Behind the camera experience helps: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jul 07,2017   12:50 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) She started as an assistant director on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Black" in 2005 and then ventured into the world of acting with the filmmaker's romantic drama "Saawariya". Actress Sonam Kapoor says her behind-the-camera experience helps her in understanding the concept of filmmaking better. View More..