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

Global showbiz world pays tribute to music genius Avicii

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   12:16 pm
Los Angeles/Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Tributes came in abundance for Swedish DJ Avicii, whose demise has left the global showbiz world in shock. He was a young, talented, genius and passionate music artiste, who shaped sounds for the pop music industry, said the celebrities. View More..

Celebs want to be fit, not just skinny: Fitness expert Yasmin Karachiwala

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   11:34 am
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In the past two decades, Yasmin Karachiwala has helped sculpt the bodies of celebrities like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. The fitness expert says being skinny may have been a trend once upon a time in showbiz, but people are now focussed on becoming fit and strong. View More..

Bollywood celebrities hit streets to seek justice for rape victims

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   12:34 am
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities, along with thousands of Mumbaikars, gathered on Sunday for a peaceful protest against the barbaric rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, and sexual assault of another young girl in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. View More..

'Wish actresses hold placard against sexual exploitation in Bollywood'

    Updated On : Apr 15,2018   6:42 pm
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri says it is good that many actresses are sharing photographs of themselves holding placards urging action in the Kathua rape case incident. However, he wishes they also voice their concerns against sexual exploitation in the Hindi film industry. View More..

Swara defends Kareena from troll

    Updated On : Apr 15,2018   11:46 am
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker defended her "Veere Di Wedding" co-star Kareena Kapoor Khan against a troll who slammed the latter for marrying a Muslim and for naming her son Taimur. View More..

Will protect you from everything evil: Sunny Leone to daughter

    Updated On : Apr 14,2018   5:20 pm
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone made a promise to her elder daughter Nisha that she will protect her from all evil. View More..

Designer Neeta Lulla interested in making a 'rom-com'

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   5:28 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Four times National Award-winning designer Neeta Lulla, who has worked on over 300 films, says she would like to make a romantic-comedy movie some day. View More..

Farah Khan choreographs song for 'Veere Di Wedding'

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   11:52 am
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan has choreographed a number for the upcoming film "Veere Di Wedding", starring Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shikha Talsania in the song. View More..

I can't imagine life without acting: Kareena

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   9:18 am
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is a fourth generation actor from the Kapoor family, has said that she cannot imagine her life without acting. View More..

Sri Reddy has become national celebrity: RGV (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 08,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says aspiring actress Sri Reddy has become a "national celebrity" after resorting to a strip protest in Hyderabad. View More..

Saiyami takes theatre workshops from Adil Hussain (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 07,2018   2:18 pm
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Saiyami Kher, who took theatre workshops from Adil Hussain, says working with the veteran actor reminds her how little she knows about her craft. View More..

Sonam to meet Anuja Chauhan for 'The Zoya Factor'

    Updated On : Mar 30,2018   6:12 pm
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be portraying the character of Zoya Solanki from the novel "The Zoya Factor", will be meeting the author Anuja Chauhan to prep for the role. View More..

Current generation more equipped to handle spotlight: Twinkle Khanna

    Updated On : Mar 28,2018   3:50 pm
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, who is married to actor Akshay Kumar and is a mother of two children, says that the current generation of Bollywood is more equipped to handle the glare of the spotlight thanks to social media. View More..

Sometimes it's all right to not have any controversies: Swara

    Updated On : Mar 26,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker, who is sharing screen space with actresses like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor in forthcoming film "Veere Di Wedding", says that sometimes it is good to have no controversies. View More..

'Ek Ladki Ko...' has an amazing script: Juhi Chawla (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Mar 17,2018   2:36 pm
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says her upcoming film "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga" has an amazing script. View More..

Sonam Kapoor's 'The Zoya Factor' to release in April next year

    Updated On : Mar 13,2018   1:18 pm
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor-starrer "The Zoya Factor" is scheduled to release on April 5 next year. The project will also feature Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan. View More..

Sridevi's daughter Janhvi turns 21

    Updated On : Mar 06,2018   1:56 pm
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) As Janhvi Kapoor, the elder daughter of veteran actress Sridevi whose sudden demise in Dubai last month left her family and fans in shock and disbelief, turned 21 on Tuesday. Her cousin Sonam Kapoor called her the "strongest girl". View More..

Hrithik wishes students appearing for CBSE exams good luck (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Mar 05,2018   4:16 pm
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan on Monday wished good luck to students who are appearing for their board exams. View More..

Kailash will 'jam together' with Zayn on one condition

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   1:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Singer Kailash Kher says he would like to "jam together" with former One Direction band member Zayn Malik, who made a cover of the Indian artiste's 2006 hit number "Teri deewani" -- but only on one condition. View More..

Sridevi's body arrives in Mumbai, funeral scheduled for Wednesday afternoon (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 27,2018   11:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Veteran actress Sridevi's mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. View More..