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

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..

Indian fashion industry grossly underrated: Designer Payal Singhal

    Updated On : Feb 04,2017   7:32 pm
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Designer Payal Singhal, who has clients across the globe in places like New York, Miami, Hong Kong and London, feels the Indian fashion industry -- despite the hard work that's going into it -- is "grossly underrated". View More..

Designing for movies, runway equally challenging: Nishka Lulla

    Updated On : Feb 04,2017   3:36 pm
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Nishka Lulla, daughter of National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla, has helped her mother in costume designing for actors in movies, and has also showcased her own work on the ramp. She says designing for the silver screen and the runway are equally challenging. View More..

Indian celebs aren't promoting Indian designers internationally: Falguni-Shane Peacock

    Updated On : Feb 03,2017   6:22 pm
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) They have styled international celebrities like Fergie, Nicole Scherzinger, Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears but celebrated designer duo Falguni-Shane Peacock are unhappy that Indian celebrities are not doing their bit to promote Indian designers on foreign red carpets. View More..

Director knows best: Priya on Sanjay's biopic

    Updated On : Feb 03,2017   3:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Congress MP Priya Dutt, sister of actor Sanjay Dutt, says she doesnt want to interfere in the biopic made on the actor's life and feels director Raj Kumar Hirani knows what is best. View More..

Radhika Apte likes SRK's simple, yet classic style

    Updated On : Feb 02,2017   1:42 am
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who has in the past said she is a fan of Shah Rukh Khan, finds the Bollywood superstar's style simple yet classy. View More..

Sonam Kapoor launches her digital emoji stickers

    Updated On : Feb 01,2017   3:56 pm
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has launched a series of fun sticker emoticons on her own digital app. View More..

Rakesh Roshan will watch 'Kaabil' again, but won't see 'Raees'

    Updated On : Jan 24,2017   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan says he will be happy to watch his movie "Kaabil" -- featuring son Hrithik Roshan -- again, instead of watching Shah Rukh Khan "Raees". Both films are releasing on Wednesday. View More..

Abhishek would be best for my biopic: Satnam Singh

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   6:56 am
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's first National Basketball Association (NBA) player Satnam Singh Bhamara says it will be a proud moment for him if an Indian filmmaker decides to make a movie on his life. He feels Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan would be the best to play his character on the silver screen. View More..

Sonam Kapoor to be face of luxury watch brand

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   5:20 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen. View More..

After sad 'Neerja', Kasbekar wants to make happy films

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   6:56 pm
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Celebrated photographer Atul Kasbekar is happy with the pressure coming in after his successful foray into film production with "Neerja". He says he now wants to spread happiness and joy with his upcoming projects. View More..

Winning Best Actress award for 'Neerja' truly special: Sonam (Movie Snippet)

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   3:40 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says winning the Best Actress award for "Neerja" is special and that she will cherish the moment forever. View More..

'Dangal', Alia Bhatt win big at 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   5:26 am
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) After setting new records at the box office, "Dangal" swept away the night's three of four major awards -- Best Actor, Film and Director while Alia Bhatt won the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Female) for her performance in "Udta Punjab". View More..