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

Sonam said no to modelling for acting

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   5:32 pm
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says she turned down a modelling offer by ace photographer-producer Atul Kasbekar to pursue a career in acting. View More..

Bollywood, fashion share symbiotic relationship: Designer

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   3:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Known for her linen saris and hand-woven textiles, designer Anavila Misra, who has styled the likes of stars like Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Kiran Rao, says the Hindi film industry and the fashion world share a symbiotic relationship. View More..

Athiya spreads monochrome magic on AIFW runway

    Updated On : Oct 16,2016   1:38 am
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Athiya Shetty looked stunning as the showstopper in a monochrome ensemble designed by Masaba Gupta for the latest Spring-Summer collection of the 28th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring-Summer 2017. View More..

Payal Pratap's collection lights up AIFW SS'17 ramp

    Updated On : Oct 13,2016   9:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Ace designer Payal Pratap's latest collection aptly titled Twist in my Sobriety lit up the runway at the 28th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017. View More..

Karan Johar has a fake laugh: Sonam Kapoor (Lead, correcting Para 1)

    Updated On : Oct 08,2016   5:16 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will next be heard on actress Neha Dhupia's audio talk show "#NoFilterNeha", says that filmmaker Karan Johar comes up with fake laughs at parties. View More..

Karan Johar has a fake laugh: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Oct 08,2016   4:22 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will next be heard on actress Neha Dhupia's audio talk show "NoFilterNeha", says that filmmaker Karan Johar comes up with fake laughs at parties. View More..

Katrina Kaif won't renew contract as L'Oreal Paris ambassador

    Updated On : Oct 07,2016   5:28 pm
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif and beauty brand L'Oréal Paris have mutually agreed not to renew their present contract, to avoid any conflict of interest with her new beauty retail venture. View More..

KJo to be back with 'Koffee with Karan' in November

    Updated On : Oct 06,2016   7:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar will be back on the small screen with the fifth edition of the popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" on November 6. View More..

Now Shobhaa De calls Sonam Kapoor 'super hot'

    Updated On : Oct 05,2016   6:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Author Shobhaa De, who sparked a war of words with Sonam Kapoor by calling her a "lassie who lacks oomph", has now referred to her as "super hot". View More..

Tamannaah finds Mumbai Juniorthon 'inspirational' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Oct 04,2016   3:56 pm
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, whose next big screen outing is "Tutak Tutak Tutiyan", has spoken out in support of the participation of underprivileged children in the upcoming Mumbai Juniorthon 2016, calling it inspirational. View More..

I'm not a believer in cosmetic treatments: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   4:10 pm
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Film celebrities -- in India and more so internationally -- are perpetually dogged by rumours of going under the knife for corrective surgeries for beautification. But actress Sonam Kapoor, whose blog post about fighting "strict rules" of beauty since adolescence has gone viral on social media, says she doesn't believe in resorting to artificial procedures to alter looks. View More..

Nikkhil Advani raising the bar on TV: B-Town

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   5:18 pm
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Popular Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Riteish Deshmukh, Nimrat Kaur and Sonam Kapoor have given a thumbs up to the trailer of Nikkhil Advanis upcoming TV show "P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke!" by saying that the director is raising the bar of the medium through his project. View More..

'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' trailer creates a lot of musical misfits

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   1:22 pm
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) All the questions about love and related activities that were raised by the earlier teasers become full-blown riddles in the trailer of Karan Johars Diwali firecracker "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil". View More..

Kriti takes fashion inspiration from Deepika, Kangna

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:40 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says Bollywood actresses like Kangna Ranaut, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor inspire her a lot in terms of fashion. View More..

New season of 'Koffee with Karan' to have 'surprises'

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   1:04 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The fifth edition of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" is set to be back, and channel officials are pulling out all stops to ensure it's a "cracker" of a season packed with surprises. View More..

NY-based designer Prabal Gurung to visit India

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) New York-based designer Prabal Gurung will visit India in October to present his line that will be launched at Mumbai's Le Mill fashion concept store. This will be the first time in eight years that the designer's line will be available in India. View More..

My father is a staunch feminist: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   5:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says her father and veteran actor Anil Kapoor is a staunch feminist, who brought up his two daughters and one son without any bias. View More..

I'm opposite to my father: Harshvardhan Kapoor (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   3:54 pm
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) He's all for content-based films or commercial movies which have their "heart at the right place". Newcomer Harshvardhan Kapoor says he is very creatively different from his father and veteran actor Anil Kapoor, and that his motive is to do cinema that lives beyond its box office presence. View More..

Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar collaborate to create high-concept cinema

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   4:14 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Hindi film industry veteran Tanuj Garg and ace photographer-producer Atul Kasbekar have announced their partnership to set up a new-age, high content film company Ellipsis Entertainment. View More..

'Mirzya' music launched at grand event

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   12:08 am
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The music launch of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's, "Mirzya" here on Tuesday turned out to be one of the biggest events of the year with Bollywood's who's who attending the event where veteran Gulzar recited few poems. View More..