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

'Neerja' family accuses producers of criminal conspiracy, moves court

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   1:40 pm
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Accusing the producers of Bollywood blockbuster and national award winning movie "Neerja" of "criminal conspiracy" and going back on their word of sharing 10 percent of the net profit, the braveheart flight purser Neerja Bhanot's family has moved the court here. View More..

Sonam Kapoor's fashion label wins PETA award

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   11:38 am
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor and her producer-sister Rhea Kapoor's fashion label -- Rheson has bagged the Compassionate Business Award from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for a line of bags made exclusively of vegan materials. View More..

Salman Khan ditches car for cycle, auto ride (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   2:14 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan ditched his regular luxury car drive for an auto-rickshaw ride back from the Mehboob Studio in Bandra here. View More..

Sonam 'never replied' to Big B (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:20 pm
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be unhappy with Sonam Kapoor as he says he didnt get any reply from the actress when he wished on her birthday. View More..

B-Town wishes 'warrior princess' Sonam Kapoor on birthday

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   3:24 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who turned 32 on Friday, has been wished a year full of happiness and good health by her family members, friends and fraternity members. View More..

Sidharth Malhotra to start 'Aiyaary' shoot in Kashmir

    Updated On : Jun 04,2017   12:44 pm
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra has finished shooting for the "Ittefaq" remake and will soon head for the shoot of "Aiyaary" to Kashmir. View More..

Finished shooting with Manisha for 'Dutt': Hirani

    Updated On : Jun 03,2017   1:54 pm
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkummar Hirani has finished shooting with actress Manisha Koirala for the upcoming untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic. View More..

Want to pin Indian jewellery on global luxury map: Designer Nirav Modi

    Updated On : Jun 03,2017   12:14 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) His sparkling diamond jewellery designs have been flaunted across international red carpets by celebrities like Kate Winslet, Viola Davis, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. India-born designer Nirav Modi says he is passionate about pinning Indian jewellery on the global luxury map. View More..

Sanjay Dutt's biopic to release March 30, 2018

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani's yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic will release on March 30 next year. View More..

People's understanding of LGBTQ community is distorted: actor Jitin

    Updated On : May 28,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Actor Jitin Gulati, who is part of "Sisak" -- being touted as India's first silent LGBTQ film -- says most people don't understand the difference between various sections of the community and that affects the narration of films in the mainstream. View More..

My dream is to be in world cinema: Radhika Apte

    Updated On : May 27,2017   3:48 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Not just Hollywood or the British film industry, actress Radhika Apte says her dream is to be a part of world cinema. View More..

LGBTQ community is misinterpreted in mainstream: Faraz Arif Ansari

    Updated On : May 27,2017   10:48 am
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Faraz Arif Ansari, the maker of "Sisak" -- being touted as India's first silent LGBTQ film -- says though presently people are trying to bring the conversation about the community in the mainstream space, it is mostly misrepresented and misinterpreted among a majority of the people. View More..

Creative business is more risk taking: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 26,2017   6:26 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has stepped into the business field along with her sister Rhea Kapoor to launch high street fashion brand Rheson, says a creative business like fashion is more risky as compared to a business of things for daily needs. View More..

No point criticising celebration of glamour at Cannes: Rajkummar

    Updated On : May 26,2017   4:14 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, whose movies often travel to film festivals, says there is no point cribbing about how the Indian focus at the 70th Cannes Film Festival is more on glamour and red carpet appearances than the celebration of cinema. View More..

Twinkle Khanna supports campaign on menstruation

    Updated On : May 25,2017   1:26 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Entrepreneur, producer and author Twinkle Khanna, who is producing a film titled "Padman", is campaigning to urge people to talk about menstruation. View More..

Can't take the credit for looking good, says Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 25,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) National Award winning actress Sonam Kapoor, who stepped out in style at the 70th Cannes Film Festival red carpet earlier this week, says she does not take any credit for the way she looks. She says her genes, fashion designers, make-up artists and the photographers are to be thanked. View More..

Profit made by 'Neerja' was offered to Bhanot family, say co-producers

    Updated On : May 23,2017   3:56 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Profits from "Neerja" were repeatedly offered to the family of late flight purser Neerja Bhanot as per the existing contract but they declined to accept it, the co-producers of the National Award winning film said on Tuesday. View More..

Won't tolerate injustice: Neerja Bhanot's family to sue filmmakers

    Updated On : May 21,2017   4:34 pm
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood movie "Neerja", which grossed an estimated Rs 125 crore in worldwide earnings and bagged the National Award for Best Hindi Feature Film, among several other film awards, could be headed for a legal battle with the family of braveheart flight purser Neerja Bhanot all set to take the producers of the box office hit film to court. View More..

Sonam Kapoor channels 'fashion icon' Cher at Cannes

    Updated On : May 21,2017   4:04 pm
Cannes, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor sported a Cher-inspired psychedelic look for her appearance at the Cannes Film Festival here on the occasion of the singing sensation's birthday. View More..

Acting was never my dream: Rhea Kapoor

    Updated On : May 20,2017   7:40 pm
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Film producer and fashion stylist Rhea Kapoor, daughter of actor Anil Kapoor and sister of actress Sonam Kapoor, says during her initial days people expected her to be an actress and didn't take her seriously. View More..