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

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..

Sonam Kapoor urges women to play with hair colour

    Updated On : Sep 12,2016   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) While celebrating the change in attitudes of todays women towards the concept of hair colouring, actress Sonam Kapoor has urged them to experiment and have fun with hair and colour. View More..

Passion for films strengthened Anil, Rakesh Mehra's bond

    Updated On : Sep 11,2016   4:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Anil Kapoor is bowled over by filmmaker Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's passion for films, and the actor-producer says he connects with people who are passionate about their work. View More..

IBFW launches wedding stores

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   9:20 pm
The wedding store was launched by actress Sonam Kapoor who has earlier walked the IBFW ramp. View More..

Couture market in India thriving: Designers Ankur, Priyanka Modi

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   2:10 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Designer duo Ankur and Priyanka Modi, who established their brand 14 years ago, have now stepped into the couture world. They feel the couture market is thriving in India because of the growing appetite of consumers for luxury in the country. View More..

Playing Neerja taught me compassion, patience: Sonam

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   1:22 pm
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who portrayed the late valiant flight attendant Neerja Bhanot in the film "Neerja", says the character inspired her in many ways. View More..

Sonam launches world's largest lesson programme with children

    Updated On : Sep 05,2016   11:14 pm
Gurgaon, Sep 5 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor joined Gems Education, UNICEF, Reliance Group and the Global Goals Campaign to launch the World's Largest Lesson India programme on the occasion of Teacher's day here on Monday. The actress says that a proper education can build a great future and lead a child to imbibe good qualities. View More..

Sonam Kapoor not making Hollywood debut anytime soon

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   3:24 pm
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has signed with United Talent Agency (UTA), one of America's topmost talent agencies, has denied reports that she will soon star in a Hollywood project. View More..

Akshay starts 'Jolly LLB 2' journey from Lucknow (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   6:32 pm
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Akshay Kumar has along with Huma Qureshi started shooting for "Jolly LLB 2", a sequel to the 2013 popular courtroom comedy drama "Jolly LLB", in Lucknow. And the actors say they are having a "jolly good time". View More..

Flaunt off-shoulder pant suits in style

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   1:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Aditi Gupta of the brand Azalea has come up with a latest range of off-shoulder pant suits and the designer says it will give sharp, sexy and stylish look to women. View More..

'Raabta' really close to my heart: Kriti Sanon

    Updated On : Aug 28,2016   12:26 pm
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says "Raabta" is really close to her heart and she hopes the film gets is appreciated by the audience. View More..

Wishes galore for new parents Shahid, Mira Rajput

    Updated On : Aug 27,2016   12:58 pm
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Anushka Sharma, Farah Khan and Ajay Devgn have congratulated Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput, who welcomed their first child, a daughter. View More..