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

Dress like celebrities but first know your body: Celebrity stylist

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   11:30 am
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebrity stylist Tanya Ghavri, who has designed for the likes of Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kai?f and is currently working on the film "Judwa 2", says that it's flattering to see young girls taking fashion inspiration from film stars but it is also important for them to understand their body type and nature of event. View More..

Akshay Kumar launches book on 'Veerappan'

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   11:36 am
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, says he was honoured to launch a book written by IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar on executed bandit Veerappan. View More..

SRK praises Kolkata Knight Riders for victory (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   4:24 pm
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has lauded cricketer Gautam Gambhir and his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). View More..

We shouldn't endorse one skin tone over another: Sushant

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   5:04 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Sushant Sigh Rajput says he doesn't encourage the practice of endorsing one skin complexion over another. View More..

Ranbir's popularity will increase after Sanjay Dutt biopic: Dia Mirza

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   4:08 pm
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza says that Ranbir Kapoor's popularity will increase ten-fold after the release of Sanjay Dutt's biopic. View More..

Big B to appear as himself in 'Padman'

    Updated On : Apr 16,2017   2:16 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shot for a cameo in the upcoming Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Padman", says he will appear as himself in the movie. View More..

Big B shoots cameo for 'Padman' in Delhi

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   2:30 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in the capital to shoot a cameo for R. Balki's "Padman", starring Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor. View More..

64th National Film Awards: Regional cinema outshines Bollywood (Roundup)

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   5:36 pm
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) In a turnaround from last year, regional cinema talent dominated Bollywood presence in the winners' list of the 64th National Film Awards announced here on Friday. View More..

Team 'Neerja' humbled over National Film Award win

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   4:16 pm
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The team behind "Neerja", which on Friday was named the winner of the Best Hindi Film at the 64th National Film Awards, are joyous and humbled. View More..

National Award has made 'Rustom' more special to me, says Akshay

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   2:10 pm
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who has won his first National Film Award, says winning the honour has made the film "Rustom" even more special for him. View More..

'Pink' bags National Award for Best Film on Social Issues

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   1:10 pm
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Pink" -- which raked up discussions on crimes against women -- has won the Best Film on Social Issues at 64th National Film Awards, it was announced here on Friday. View More..

'Neerja' wins Best Hindi Film at 64th National Film Awards

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   12:42 pm
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja" has been chosen as the Best Hindi film at the 64th National Film Awards, announced here on Friday. View More..

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..