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

'Delhi-6' was a film with soul, poignant message: Abhishek Bachchan

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   12:40 pm
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) As 'Delhi-6' clocked 10 years of its release in the Hindi film industry on Wednesday, actor Abhishek Bachchan said the film has a heart, soul and a poignant message. View More..

Don't believe in overnight success: Singer Jasleen Royal

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   3:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) "Love you zindagi" fame singer Jasleen Royal says it takes a series of projects to get one successful project in hand. View More..

Ayushmann Khurrana strives for perfection: Rochak Kohli

    Updated On : Feb 18,2019   6:28 am
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Music composer Rochak Kohli, who is known for his collaboration with singer-actor Ayushmann Khurrana, praised him saying he strives for perfection. View More..

It's happy and gay time in showbiz

    Updated On : Feb 10,2019   1:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) They don't walk, talk or live differently. But the LGBTQ community was given a different treatment in showbiz for long. View More..

They ruled an era but there is no happy ending for them (Column: B-Town)

    Updated On : Feb 10,2019   11:40 am
Directors are supposed to be the driving force behind films, are the one with vision, technical knowhow is secondary. View More..

Vidhu Vinod Chopra was not open to recreating 'Ek Ladki...': Composer

    Updated On : Feb 07,2019   1:34 pm
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor's latest movie "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga" is not just earning praise for promoting the LGBTQ community, but also for its songs, especially the title track. Composer Rochak Kohli says recreating the iconic song was not easy. View More..

Sonam is making brave choices: Anil Kapoor

    Updated On : Feb 04,2019   5:02 pm
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) As actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is being lauded for promoting the LGBTQ community in her latest release "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga", her father and actor Anil Kapoor, who has shared screen space with her for the first time in the film, says she is making brave choices in her film career. View More..

Sonam is courageous, beautiful: Arjun Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 29,2019   12:34 pm
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor has praised his sister Sonam K. Ahuja for choosing "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga" and called her courageous. The actor also said he is proud of the actress and his uncle Anil Kapoor for choosing a script they believed in beyond the perceptions of the world. View More..

Don't believe in labels, says Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 29,2019   1:54 am
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) National award winning actress Sonam Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga', has said she doesn't believe in labels, which are associated with the actors in the film industry. View More..

Filled with pride, love: Bollywood celebs wish Happy R-Day

    Updated On : Jan 26,2019   1:28 pm
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) On the 70th Republic Day on Saturday, a slew of celebrities View More..

Clothes Should Be Gender Neutral, says Sonam Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 26,2019   1:18 pm
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says that clothes should be gender neutral. View More..

Sale time! Less profits, but more clients for designers

    Updated On : Jan 23,2019   12:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) That "Up to 80 per cent off" hoarding always pulls in more clients for Indian designers who do not necessarily make much money out of the sale season but are satisfied they have attracted new clientele and cleared excess stock from previous collections. View More..

Sonam meets 'funny, smart' Mindy Kaling in LA

    Updated On : Jan 23,2019   11:28 am
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has met Hollywood actress Mindy Kaling and called her "impossibly sweet, funny and smart". View More..

No marriage plans for now: Sidharth Malhotra

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who has turned 34, says he has no plans to get married in the near future. View More..

Women come out shining in year that saw Bollywood's darkest side exposed (2018 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 26,2018   2:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) From showing a pregnant woman in her early 50s at centrestage in a mainstream film to pretty faces of Hindi cinema being cast as characters celebrating their sexual desire unabashedly -- 2018 offered some milestones for women empowerment in Hindi cinema. View More..

Anil Kapoor wants his daughter Sonam as a female lead in his directorial debut

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:59 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Evergreen actor Anil Kapoor, who turned 63 on Monday, says if he will ever become a director then, he wants to direct his daughter actress Sonam Kapoor as a female lead in his directorial debut film. View More..

Success of a film is not determined by its budget, says Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has seen a successful year 2018, has said that success of a film is not determined by its budget. View More..

Didn't write script for Anil, but he was perfect choice: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   11:04 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) After working with actor Anil Kapoor in hit films such as '1942: A Love Story' and 'Parinda', filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who has worked with him again in the upcoming movie 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga', seems to be in awe of him as he finds Anil as the perfect choice for the film. View More..

Did not write a story for Anil Kapoor, but he was a perfect choice, says Vidhu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   10:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) As a successful filmmaker-actor, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Anil Kapoor together delivered cult films such as '1942: A Love Story', 'Parinda.' Coming back with the film 'Ek Ladki ko Dekha toh Aisa Laga', Chopra says he does not write a script keeping actors in mind, but cast them based on the requirement of a story. View More..

Didn't write a story for Anil, but he was perfect choice: Vidu Vinod Chopra

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   8:10 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) After working with actor Anil Kapoor in hit films like "1942: A Love Story" and "Parinda", filmmaker Vidu Vinod Chopra, who has worked with him again in the upcoming movie "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga", seems to be in awe of him as he finds Anil as the perfect choice for the film. View More..