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

India ashamed of sexuality, physicality: Actress Radhika Apte

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   11:02 am
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who has often been under the scanner for her "bold" approach in her films, says anything remotely associated with human body can turn out to be a problem in India -- a country that is "very ashamed of sexuality and physicality". View More..

Vidya wore unironed outfits in 'Begum Jaan': Designer Rick Roy

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   5:50 pm
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) To add authenticity to her look for the forthcoming period drama "Begum Jaan", National Award winning actress Vidya Balan donned unironed outfits, says designer Rick Roy. View More..

Sonam superstar of 'Neerja', I flop of 'Aag': RGV

    Updated On : Mar 11,2017   12:26 pm
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who is in news for his controversial tweets, has now hit at out at actress Sonam Kapoor. He has called her a superstar of the film "Neerja" and himself, a flop director of "Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag". View More..

Have better things to talk about: Sonam Kapoor on RGV's tweet

    Updated On : Mar 10,2017   4:10 pm
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor prefers not to react to filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's tweet about Sunny Leone. View More..

'Pad Man' to be shot in a village near Indore

    Updated On : Mar 10,2017   2:48 pm
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Ace lensman P.C. Sreeram on Friday revealed that the shoot of Akshay Kumar-starrer "Pad Man", based on the incredible true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, will take place in a village near Indore. View More..

B-Town celebrates women power

    Updated On : Mar 08,2017   5:14 pm
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of the International Womens Day on Wednesday, popular Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have come forward to celebrate the power of women and thank them for their various roles in life. View More..

Sonam Kapoor extends support to Diva Fiesta

    Updated On : Mar 07,2017   6:38 pm
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has extended her support to Diva Fiesta 2017 on International Women's Day, which falls on March 8, through her app. View More..

Sonam Kapoor upset with 'sexist nonsense'

    Updated On : Mar 04,2017   5:26 pm
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, known for her impeccable fashion sense, has slammed remarks that were generated surrounding one of her ensembles which gave a peek-a-boo of her side profile. She says it's "sexist nonsense". View More..

I don't believe in censorship: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   1:30 pm
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says that she doesn't believe in censorship and that everyone should have his or her own choice of outfit or sexuality or marriage. View More..

I don't think Swara gets her due: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   12:26 pm
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor believes her "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" co-star Swara Bhaskar is an outstanding actress but her work hasn't been acknowledged much as it should be. View More..

'Sultan' dominates Zee Cine Awards 2017 nominations

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   4:24 pm
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Salman Khan-starrer "Sultan" is competing in a maximum of nine categories, including the Best Film, for the Zee Cine Awards 2017m with Akshay Kumar-starrer "Airlift" in tow. View More..

Am in the best phase of my life, says Kareena Kapoor

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   9:50 pm
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, who is currently enjoying motherhood and also handling her professional life well, says she is in the best phase of her life. View More..

Motherhood teaches you priorities in life: Farah Khan (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   6:14 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmaker and choreographer Farah Khan, who has triplets with husband Shirish Kunder, says becoming a mother has taught her priorities in her life. View More..

Expecting 'Rangoon' to be film of the year: Kareena

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   1:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is expecting "Rangoon", which features her husband Saif Ali Khan, to become one of the best films of this year. View More..

Grateful to amazing people who made 'Neerja' happen: Producer

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja", a biographical thriller based on a real-life incident of Mumbai-based air hostess caught in a hijack drama, celebrates its first anniversary on Sunday. On this occasion, producer Atul Kasbekar thanked all those who made the film happen. View More..

Don't reproduce what's already there: Rohit Bal to young designers

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   10:32 am
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) He has been in the fashion industry for over 25 years and has seen many aspirants try their luck. But, says veteran designer Rohit Bal, though there is a lot of talent, many newcomers don't follow their instinct for originality. View More..

Becoming a mother doesn't mean you're home-bound: Kareena Kapoor Khan

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) In April -- just over four months after giving birth to her son Taimur Ali Khan -- Kareena Kapoor Khan will bounce back to face the cameras for "Veere Di Wedding". She says she can easily see herself balancing her work and family as women are masters at multi-tasking. View More..

Humbling to share design journey at Harvard Business School: Manish Malhotra

    Updated On : Feb 12,2017   4:14 pm
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Manish Malhotra, who has been credited with setting many fashion trends via Bollywood films, has been invited to share his design journey at the 2017 edition of the India Conference at Harvard Business School. The designer says he is humbled and blessed to be given this opportunity. View More..

Sonam Kapoor gaga over Swara's 'Anaarkali of Aaraah' act

    Updated On : Feb 11,2017   3:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says she has watched Swara Bhaskar's upcoming film "Anaarkali Of Aaraah" and feels it brings out the subject of female empowerment in its most entertaining form. View More..

Fashion industry has embraced handlooms with admiration: Designer

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   2:08 pm
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) He has given a luxurious twist to the dying art of weaving and popularised the use of Khadi. Award-winning textile designer Gaurang Shah is more than happy that the Indian fashion industry has welcomed handlooms. View More..