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

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..

Superb to work with new generation: Govinda

    Updated On : Oct 31,2017   1:16 pm
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Actor Govinda, who has started shooting for his new film "Fry Day" here, says he finds it "superb" to work with new generation artistes. View More..

'Padman' to release on Republic Day

    Updated On : Oct 29,2017   12:54 pm
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) National Award winning actor Akshay Kumars "Padman", an upcoming Hindi film that focuses on menstruation and women's health, will release on the Republic Day next year. View More..

Twinkle Khanna bags Popular Choice Award at Bangalore Lit Fest

    Updated On : Oct 28,2017   2:50 pm
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Writer, film producer and former actress Twinkle Khanna feels honoured to get the Popular Choice Award at the sixth edition of Bangalore Literature Festival for her book "The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad". View More..

'Veere Di Wedding' first poster high on style, girl power

    Updated On : Oct 25,2017   1:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Girls, glamour and ensembles -- the first poster of the upcoming film "Veere Di Wedding" was unveiled on Wednesday, has it all. View More..

Will try giving good stories to Kabir Khan: Kapil Dev

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   6:52 pm
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Kabir Khan's most ambitious film "'83" is based on the Indian cricket team's World Cup victory in 1983. Kapil Dev, who had led the team back then, says he will try to give the filmmaker good stories and information for the movie. View More..

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..