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

B-Town celebs wish 'mentor, friend' Mahesh Bhatt on birthday

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   4:22 pm
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A string of celebrities including Shraddha Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Anupam Kher have wished a year full of love, luck and happiness to veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on his 69th birthday on Wednesday. View More..

Shabana Azmi turns 67, B-Town calls her inspirational

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   3:02 pm
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who turned 67 on Monday, was wished a year full of love by Bollywood celebrities including Shekhar Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, who described her as inspirational. View More..

Taimur not in 'Veere Di Wedding', says Kareena

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has clarified that her nine-month-old son Taimur is not making his Bollywood debut with "Veere Di Wedding". She quips that the producers can't afford to have both of them in the film. View More..

Son Aarav is Akshay Kumar's 'favouritest' human being

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   3:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Friday shared a warm message for his son Aarav on his birthday. He says his son is his favourite human being. View More..

'Slut-shaming' dangerous, disrespectful to women: Celina Jaitly (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   12:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Celina Jaitly, who was shamed on social media for sharing a pre-delivery photograph of her blossoming baby bump, remains unaffected by it, but says "slut-shaming" is dangerous and hurtful for women. View More..

Terrifying to go on a film set after two years: Dia Mirza

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   12:08 pm
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Dia Mirza will be seen playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyata in Rajkumar Hirani's yet untitled biopic. The Bollywood actress says going on a film set after a gap of two years was terrifying. View More..

Sachin Tendulkar wishes 'finest actor' Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Sep 09,2017   3:54 pm
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has wished National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar on his 50th birthday and called him the finest actor and great human being. View More..

Word to screen: Filmmakers, publishers bridging the gap

    Updated On : Sep 03,2017   4:18 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Translating literature into cinema is not new for the Hindi film industry. Now with the emergence of digital platforms and a shift in audience tastes, publishers and content providers are increasingly looking to chart a more streamlined roadmap to bring compelling narratives to screen. View More..

A true legend: B-Town stars congratulate M.S. Dhoni

    Updated On : Sep 01,2017   12:14 pm
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities, including Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput, have congratulated former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who played his 300th match in 4th ODI against Sri Lanka. View More..

Sonam, Kareena shoot for first schedule of 'Veere Di Wedding'

    Updated On : Sep 01,2017   11:14 am
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Actresses Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan flew in to the capital for the shooting of the first schedule of "Veere Di Wedding". View More..

2017 has been amazing for me creatively: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Aug 31,2017   1:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will start shooting for "Veere Di Wedding" in the capital city, says she has had a creatively satisfying year so far. View More..

Sonam Kapoor to start 'Veere Di Wedding' shoot in Delhi

    Updated On : Aug 31,2017   12:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who says she has had a creatively satisfying year so far, will start shooting for "Veere Di Wedding" in the capital city. View More..

Real PadMan's life as entertaining as 'Sholay': R. Balki

    Updated On : Aug 26,2017   12:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) "PadMan", an upcoming Hindi film that focuses on menstruation and women's health, will be as high on entertainment as the evergreen "Sholay", says its director R. Balki, who believes there's no point in being preachy to the audience. View More..

Prasoon knows importance of supporting, not destroying films: Balki

    Updated On : Aug 25,2017   7:02 am
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki, who has a background in advertising just as writer Prasoon Joshi, says the newly appointed Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson is sensible person who will support cinema in the right way. View More..

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..