|Education||Bachelor's in Economics and Political Science|
|Birth Place||Chembur, Mumbai, India|
|Height (in Cms)||177 cms|
|Height (in Feet Inches)||5 feet 9 inches|
|Date Of Birth||Jun 09, 1985|
Sonam Kapoor, better known for style statements, is a Bollywood actress. Daughter of the iconic star Anil Kapoor, she started her career in the film industry in 2007 with Bhansali’s romantic drama Saawariya. In spite of her average acting career, she has gained a strong foothold in the industry and is a prominent face of several brands. Ranjhanaa, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Dolly Ki Doli are some of the best films of this diva.
Sonam Kapoor Career
Sonam Kapoor initially wanted to be a film writer and director and worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali as an assistant director for the film Black starring Rani Mukerji and Amitabh Bachchan. It was here when Sonam started developing an interest in acting and Bhansali was also interested in casting her for his next film Saawariya. Motivated by the director's confidence in her, Sonam decided to lose weight and get in shape for her debut film Saawariya in the year 2007, which also marked the debut of Ranbir Kapoor and had cameos by Salman Khan and Rani Mukerji.
In 2009, Sonam starred opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s Delhi-6 and her performance was praised by critics. The following year saw the actress star in the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys with Imran Khan playing the lead. This film became Sonam’s first out and out commercial film. She then went on to act in films like Aisha, Thank You, Mausam and Players, all of which did a moderate business at the box office.
2013 was the turning point in Sonam’s career when she starred in Aanand L. Rai’s Ranjhanaa along with Dhanush and Abhay Deol. The actress received her first Filmfare nomination for Best Actress for her role as Zoya in this film. She then went on to star in Khoobsurat, Dolly Ki Dolly and the Salman Khan film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which is one of the biggest earners of Bollywood. In 2016, Sonam starred in Ram Madhavani’s Neerja, which is considered her best performance by many critics. For her role in Neerja, Sonam won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress and National Film Award – Special Mention.
After a two-year break from acting, Sonam returned in 2018 with R.Balki’s Padman co-starring Akshay Kumar and Radhika Apte. Her next film in 2018 was Veere Di Wedding, and prior to the release of the film, Sonam got married to her longtime boyfriend Anand Ahuja on 8th May 2018. Her next projects include Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju with Ranbir Kapoor, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga co-starring her father Anil Kapoor and Juhi Chawla and the film adaptation of the book The Zoya Factor.
Sonam Kapoor Fashion
Sonam Kapoor is known for her fashion sense and has walked the ramp for many celebrity designers. She, along with her sister Rhea Kapoor, own the fashion line Rheson and is often seen promoting it on social media. She was also on the World's Sexiest Asian Women list by UK Magazine Eastern Eye from 2011-2014.