Sonam Kapoor WikiSonam Kapoor is an Indian film actress, who made her debut with the bollywood film Saawariya. She got her first commercial success with the romantic comedy 'I Hate Luv Storys' in 2010 followed by Aisha and many more. She is acknowledged as a fashionista and praised for her unique sense of style. She is the brand ambassador of L'Oreal Paris and has represented the cosmetic giant at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival. She will soon be seen in Rhea Kapoor's directorial debut 'Veeray Di Wedding' alongwith Kareena Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar. Recently, she received the Global Style Icon Award at the Brand Vision Summit.
BiographySonam Kapoor was born on 9 June 1985 into an established filmy family to bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and ex-model Sunita Kapoor. She has a younger sister Rhea Kapoor and younger brother Harshvardhan Kapoor. She is a well trained classical dancer and can speak many languages. She used to play basketball with her childhood friend and Rockstar of Bollywood Ranbir Kapoor at a local sports club. She has attended acting classes from the theater personalities Roshan Taneja, Jayati Bhatia and Feroz Abbas Khan. She has launched an app of her own.
Personal ProfileName : Sonam Kapoor
Nick name : Giraffe
Birth Place : Chembur, Mumbai, India
Date of Birth : 9 June, 1985
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'9"
Weight : 58 kgs
Zodiac sign : Gemini
School : Arya Vidya Mandir School
College : United World College of South East Asia
Occupation : Actress, Model
Other interest : Basketball
Latest NewsSonam Kapoor will be sharing screen space with Ranbir Kapoor after 10 years in Sanjay Dutt's biopic. It's a cameo and she will have just six-seven minutes scene in the film. Sonam Kapoor has been signed R Balki's next directorial titled Padman which also stars Akshay Kumar. As per the reports, she will be seen portraying the role of a tabla player. She has been training under tabla player Mukta Madan Raste for the last two months. The film will be produced under Twinkle Khanna's production house - Mrs. Funnybones Movies.
Boyfriend/MarriageAs per the latest reports, Sonam Kapoor is dating Anand Ahuja, a Delhi-based businessman who is in fashion and apparel business. He has his own clothing line called Bhane. Anand has attended American School before graduating from Wharton Business School.
CareerSonam Kapoor has made her acting debut with 'Saawariya' in 2007 opposite Ranbir Kapoor, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Subsequently featured in an offbeat drama film Delhi-6. She has received critical success for her performances in films like Delhi 6 and Mausam.
She was appreciated a lot for her role in the biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag opposite Farhan Akhtar. Sonam Kapoor was singed as the brand ambassador for L'Oreal Paris in 2010 and has transformed into red carpet goddess at Cannes. She has featured alongside Hrithik Roshan for Yo Yo Honey Singh's recreated music video of Dheere Dheere song, from Aashiqui movie.
Education/QualificationSonam Kapoor has completed her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir School in Juhu. Later she enrolled at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore for her pre-university education, where she studied theater and arts. She later attended the University of East London for a course in economics and political science, following which she enrolled for a correspondence bachelor's degree in the subject from the University of Mumbai.
In Veeray Di WeddingSonam Kapoor will soon be seen in Rhea Kapoor's upcoming flick Veeray Di Wedding. She will be seen alongwith Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania. Her character is a lot about how your life is governed by what you feel you should do and what you actually want to do. Sonam plays a middle class Delhi girl and she tries to balance everything that comes with that.
Weight LossBefore entering into the industry, Sonam Kapoor was a chubby girl with the weight of 90 kgs but has lost weight and she looks perfect with her toned body.
Filmography2007 - Saawariya as Sakina
2009 - Delhi-6 as Bittu Sharma
2010 - I Hate Luv Storys as Simran Saxena
2010 - Aisha as Aisha Kapoor
2012 - Players as Naina Braganza
2013 - Raanjhanaa as Zoya Haider
2013 - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as Biro
2014 - Bewakoofiyaan as Maira Sehgal
2014 - Khoobsurat
2015 - Dolly Ki Doli
2015 - Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
2015 - Neerja