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

People's understanding of LGBTQ community is distorted: actor Jitin

    Updated On : May 28,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Actor Jitin Gulati, who is part of "Sisak" -- being touted as India's first silent LGBTQ film -- says most people don't understand the difference between various sections of the community and that affects the narration of films in the mainstream. View More..

My dream is to be in world cinema: Radhika Apte

    Updated On : May 27,2017   3:48 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Not just Hollywood or the British film industry, actress Radhika Apte says her dream is to be a part of world cinema. View More..

LGBTQ community is misinterpreted in mainstream: Faraz Arif Ansari

    Updated On : May 27,2017   10:48 am
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Faraz Arif Ansari, the maker of "Sisak" -- being touted as India's first silent LGBTQ film -- says though presently people are trying to bring the conversation about the community in the mainstream space, it is mostly misrepresented and misinterpreted among a majority of the people. View More..

Creative business is more risk taking: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 26,2017   6:26 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has stepped into the business field along with her sister Rhea Kapoor to launch high street fashion brand Rheson, says a creative business like fashion is more risky as compared to a business of things for daily needs. View More..

No point criticising celebration of glamour at Cannes: Rajkummar

    Updated On : May 26,2017   4:14 pm
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, whose movies often travel to film festivals, says there is no point cribbing about how the Indian focus at the 70th Cannes Film Festival is more on glamour and red carpet appearances than the celebration of cinema. View More..

Twinkle Khanna supports campaign on menstruation

    Updated On : May 25,2017   1:26 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Entrepreneur, producer and author Twinkle Khanna, who is producing a film titled "Padman", is campaigning to urge people to talk about menstruation. View More..

Can't take the credit for looking good, says Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 25,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) National Award winning actress Sonam Kapoor, who stepped out in style at the 70th Cannes Film Festival red carpet earlier this week, says she does not take any credit for the way she looks. She says her genes, fashion designers, make-up artists and the photographers are to be thanked. View More..

Profit made by 'Neerja' was offered to Bhanot family, say co-producers

    Updated On : May 23,2017   3:56 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Profits from "Neerja" were repeatedly offered to the family of late flight purser Neerja Bhanot as per the existing contract but they declined to accept it, the co-producers of the National Award winning film said on Tuesday. View More..

Won't tolerate injustice: Neerja Bhanot's family to sue filmmakers

    Updated On : May 21,2017   4:34 pm
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood movie "Neerja", which grossed an estimated Rs 125 crore in worldwide earnings and bagged the National Award for Best Hindi Feature Film, among several other film awards, could be headed for a legal battle with the family of braveheart flight purser Neerja Bhanot all set to take the producers of the box office hit film to court. View More..

Sonam Kapoor channels 'fashion icon' Cher at Cannes

    Updated On : May 21,2017   4:04 pm
Cannes, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor sported a Cher-inspired psychedelic look for her appearance at the Cannes Film Festival here on the occasion of the singing sensation's birthday. View More..

Acting was never my dream: Rhea Kapoor

    Updated On : May 20,2017   7:40 pm
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Film producer and fashion stylist Rhea Kapoor, daughter of actor Anil Kapoor and sister of actress Sonam Kapoor, says during her initial days people expected her to be an actress and didn't take her seriously. View More..

'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' leads IIFA 2017 nominations

    Updated On : May 19,2017   6:22 pm
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" is the front runner in the nomination pack of the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with a chance to win in eight categories, followed by "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" which has been nominated across seven categories. View More..

With smoky eyes, thigh-high slit, Deepika styles up at Cannes

    Updated On : May 18,2017   11:58 pm
Cannes, May 18 (IANS) Indian actress Deepika Padukone's second red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival here saw her make a bold statement with smoky eyes in antique green, matched with a bottle green gown which had a thigh-high slit to add the oomph. View More..

Poised, loose-tressed Deepika slays it at Cannes red carpet

    Updated On : May 17,2017   11:38 pm
Cannes, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone let her hair loose - literally - as she stepped out in a jewel-toned maroon creation by Marchesa Notte for her red carpet appearance at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival here on Wednesday. View More..

Haven't prepared much for Cannes this time: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 17,2017   3:04 pm
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress and fashion diva Sonam Kapoor, who will soon leave for the 70th Cannes Film Festival to walk the red carpet as the ambassador of a global cosmetic brand, says she has not prepared enough for her appearance there this time. View More..

Mother's Day: B-Town gets nostalgic

    Updated On : May 14,2017   1:46 pm
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Mothers Day on Sunday, popular Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Deepika Padukone, Farah Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Riteish Deshmukh got nostalgic and shared their childhood photographs with their mothers. They even thanked their "pillars of support" for being their guiding light. View More..

'Rheson' is Sonam's idea, says sister Rhea Kapoor

    Updated On : May 12,2017   10:54 pm
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Bollywood fashionista and actress Sonam Kapoor, along with sister Rhea Kapoor, launched their first-ever fashion brand 'Rheson' here on Friday. Rhea revealed that it was originally Sonam's idea to have their own brand. View More..

What does Kareena think about Sonam's airport look

    Updated On : May 12,2017   5:30 pm
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan feels "Neerja" star Sonam Kapoor, who has earned the tag of fashionista, always dresses up like she is on the fashion runway. View More..

Jumped at chance to work with Hirani: Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : May 11,2017   4:38 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says she jumped at a chance to work with filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani in the upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt. View More..

Priyanka-supported Sikkimese film's trailer to be shown at Cannes

    Updated On : May 11,2017   11:02 am
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra's Sikkimese production "Pahuna" will have its trailer screened at the upcoming edition of the Cannes Film Festival, says the movie's director Paakhi A. Tyrewala. View More..