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

I try to break stereotypes with each film: Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

    Updated On : May 25,2018   2:54 am
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who is promoting her upcoming film 'Veere Di Wedding', has said that she tries to break stereotypes with each of her films. View More..

'Veere Di Wedding' a progressive film: Kareena Kapoor Khan

    Updated On : May 25,2018   12:42 am
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that her upcoming 'Veere Di Wedding', which she is promoting these days, is a progressive film. View More..

'Sanju' trailer to release on May 30

    Updated On : May 24,2018   2:56 pm
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The trailer of Rajkumar Hirani's much-awaited film "Sanju", featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the shoes of actor Sanjay Dutt, will release on May 30. View More..

Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India's real Pad Man (IANS Interview) (May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day)

    Updated On : May 24,2018   2:10 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert when he started questioning young women about sanitary pads. View More..

Ekta Kapoor plans personal screening for film after eight years

    Updated On : May 23,2018   4:00 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor says it has been eight years since she kept a personal screening for her films. She is making an exception for "Veere Di Wedding", which she feels will be remembered for being a film that tells the audience to "just be". View More..

I'm not a feminist, I believe in equality: Kareena

    Updated On : May 23,2018   12:38 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who will soon be seen in "Veere Di Wedding", says she is not a feminist and believes in equality. View More..

No problem with Censor: Rhea Kapoor on 'Veere Di...'

    Updated On : May 23,2018   9:24 am
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) "Veere Di Wedding" producer Rhea Kapoor has denied any trouble so far with the censor board although the film was yet to receive any certificate ahead of its June 1 release. View More..

I value every relationship in my life: Kareena Kapoor (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : May 22,2018   3:50 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says friends play an integral part in her life. View More..

Men need to understand need of menstrual hygiene: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : May 21,2018   6:12 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says men should understand the need of menstrual hygiene for the women in their lives. View More..

Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

    Updated On : May 21,2018   4:22 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale. Others joining the celebrations will include Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. View More..

Actor in me would've died if TV hadn't come along: Neena Gupta

    Updated On : May 21,2018   12:50 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Neena Gupta, who was a part of the avant-garde movement -- also known as the parallel movement -- in Indian cinema, says she has never been in a better place as an actor. She feels television gave her a new lease of life. View More..

Ranbir Kapoor to host prelude to IPL finale

    Updated On : May 21,2018   11:40 am
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale. Others joining the celebrations will include Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandes, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. View More..

A benign wind blowing from Mumbai towards Pakistan? (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : May 19,2018   1:04 pm
Clearly the rabble-rousing jingoism of recent times has been replaced by a more tolerant and empathetic attitude towards Pakistan, an attitude that perhaps augurs well for Indo-Pak relations in the future. View More..

Can't wait for Sanju's promotional campaign to unveil: Dia Mirza

    Updated On : May 17,2018   4:32 pm
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who is excited about the release of the trailer of her forthcoming film "Sanju", says that she can't wait for it's promotional campaign to unveil. View More..

I've the choice to change and not change my name: Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

    Updated On : May 17,2018   12:30 pm
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The true idea of feminism is having a choice and equal opportunity, says newly wed actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who chose to add her husband Anand Ahuja's surname and was at the receiving end of comments and criticism. View More..

India's independent cinema breaks shackles at Cannes (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : May 17,2018   12:18 pm
Cannes, May 17 (IANS) Though independent Indian cinema has always found a place for itself at Cannes Film Festival, right from the days of Satyajit Ray, it had been overshadowed by the the sharp rise in the international popularity of 'Bollywood' cinema but seems to be staging a strong comeback now. View More..

Harshvardhan, Sonam's films to clash on June 1

    Updated On : May 16,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor's vigilante film "Bhavesh Joshi Superhero" is set to clash at the box office with his sister and actress Sonam Kapoor's movie "Veere Di Wedding" on June 1. View More..

Sachin-Jigar to launch new talent

    Updated On : May 15,2018   12:24 pm
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Composers Sachin-Jigar will launch new talent through their A&R (artistes and repertoire) venture called White Noise Studios. The aim is to give new talent in the music field a platform to showcase their work to film producers, broadcasters, brands and agencies. View More..

Sonam Kapoor, Mahira Khan display warmth at Cannes

    Updated On : May 15,2018   1:56 am
Cannes, May 15 (IANS) Art has a unifying power, and proving it at the 71st Cannes Film Festival where Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan shared a warm moment greeting each other here and displayed bonhomie on Monday. View More..

Jacqueline, Kareena, Swara are my closest friends: Sonam

    Updated On : May 13,2018   5:48 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film "Veere Di Wedding", says her closest friends are actresses Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Swara Bhasker. View More..