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

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..

Sonam Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee and Shahid Kapoor win Critics' Awards at Filmfare

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   3:26 am
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor won the Critics' Award For Best Actor (Female) for her performance in "Neerja" while actors Manoj Bajpayee and Shahid Kapoor shared the award for their portrayals in "Aligarh" and "Udta Punjab" respectively, in the Male category. View More..

Shooting for Sanjay Dutt biopic begins

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   11:58 am
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkummar Hirani says the first shot for actor Sanjay Dutt's biopic has been taken and there is excitement among the film's team. View More..

Sonam Kapoor 'thrilled' to star in 'Pad Man'

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   12:12 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has been roped in for the upcoming film "Pad Man" directed by R. Balki. View More..

Bollywood celebs back Streep, one calls Trump 'joker'

    Updated On : Jan 10,2017   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Priyanka Chopra and Sonam Kapoor hailed Meryl Streep for taking on the US President-elect and after Donald Trump called her an "over-rated actress". Sonam also dubbed Trump a "joker". View More..

Bollywood: Formulas flopped, content was king (2016 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 29,2016   1:58 pm
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Star or no star, big screen or the computer screen -- it was film and digital content backed by good and compelling storylines that drew the audience's attention in 2016, when formulaic sequels and even some ambitious dramas failed to make it big. View More..

Proud to be your daughter: Sonam to Anil Kapoor

    Updated On : Dec 24,2016   2:48 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Wishing actor-producer Anil Kapoor lots of love on his 60th birthday on Saturday, actress Sonam Kapoor says she is "so proud" to be his daughter. View More..

Kareena, Saif blessed with son, name him Taimur

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   6:08 pm
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Bollywood's star couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan was on Tuesday blessed with their first child, a son, whom they have named Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. Celebrities like Karan Johar and Sonam Kapoor sent out congratulatory messages for the new parents. View More..

Saif doing extremely well, says Soha Ali Khan

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   2:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says her brother Saif Ali Khan, who welcomed his first child with Kareena Kapoor Khan on Tuesday, is doing "extremely well". View More..

Amitabh, Aishwarya, SRK honoured at Stardust Awards

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   1:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won big at the star-studded Stardust Awards. View More..

What scares Radhika Apte? (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2016   7:14 pm
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) She's fearless in her film choices, but there's something about filmdom that scares actress Radhika Apte. View More..

Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor named hottest vegetarians

    Updated On : Dec 14,2016   12:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor have been named Hottest Vegetarian Celebrities for 2016 by animal rights organisation PETA India. View More..

Don't believe in awards, says Kangana

    Updated On : Dec 11,2016   11:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut says she doesn't believe in awards and doesn't attend award functions. View More..

Life hasn't changed much after marriage: Lisa Haydon

    Updated On : Dec 11,2016   4:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Lisa Haydon, who recently tied the knot with her long-time beau Dino Lalwani, says her life is more or less the same after marriage. View More..

Don't take 'Koffee With Karan' seriously: Varun (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan says that people should not take the conversations between celebrities and filmmaker Karan Johar on the popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" seriously. View More..

Big B, Sunny lead in 'hottest vegetarian celebrity' contest

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Sunny Leone have been raking in the votes for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity 2016 contest. View More..

'Pink' bags four awards at 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   11:56 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Shoojit Sircar's critically-acclaimed "Pink" bagged as many as four awards, including for the Best Film, at the 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016 here on Sunday. View More..