Sonam Kapoor Biography: Sonam Kapoor is an Indian film actress. Sonam Kapoor was born in a filmy family to actor Anil Kapoor and former model Sunita Kapoor. She began her career in film by assisting the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black. She made her acting debut in 2007 with Bhansali’s romantic drama “Saawariya” opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
Her first commercial success was “I Hate Luv Storys” (2010). She earned several Best Actress nominations, including a Filmfare, for portraying a leading role in the romantic drama “Raanjhanaa” (2013). She garnered critical acclaim for portraying the titular role in “Neerja” (2016). She is particularly known in the media for her outspoken personality and is cited as one of the most fashionable celebrities. Touted as the most fashionable actress in Bollywood, Sonam married her long-term businessman boyfriend Anand Ahuja on May 8, 2018.
Sonam Kapoor Biography/Wiki
- Real Name: Sonam Kapoor (Nickname – Sonz, Sona, and Giraffe)
- Birth Place: Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Date of Birth: 9 June 1985
- Profession: Actress, model, and assistant director
- Debut Movie: Saawariya (2007)
- Nationality: Indian
- Religion: Hindu
- Sun sign: Gemini
- Wedding date: 8 May 2018
- Wedding place: Mumbai
- Hobbies: Reading, shopping, playing and writing
- Residence: Mumbai
Sonam Kapoor Family
- Father Name: Anil Kapoor (actor)
- Mother Name: Sunita Kapoor
- Sister Name: Rhea Kapoor
- Brother Name: Harshvardhan Kapoor
- Husband/Spouse: Anand Ahuja (Businessman)
- Uncle: Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor
- Cousins: Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor Boyfriend, Husband, Affairs
- Marital status: Married
- Boyfriends: Sahir Berry (entrepreneur), Punit Malhotra (director) and Anand Ahuja (entrepreneur)
- Husband/Spouse: Anand Ahuja (Businessman)
Sonam Kapoor Height, Weight and Body Measurements
- Height: 175 cm (5’9’ ft)
- Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
- Body Measurement: 34-26-34
- Cup Size: B
- Bra (Breast) Size: 34 inches
- Waist Size: 26 inches
- Hip Size: 34 inches
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Shoe Size: 9 US
- Body Type: Hourglass
Sonam Kapoor Educational Qualifications
- School Name: Arya Vidhya Mandir, Juhu Mumbai
- College Name: Mumbai University and East London University
- Degree: Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science
Sonam Kapoor Favorite Things
- Favourite Actor: Anil Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Christian Bale
- Favourite Actress: Waheeda Rehman, Priyanka Chopra, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, and Audrey Hepburn
- Favourite Brand: Dolce & Gabbana, Anamika Khanna, Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique
- Favourite Car: Audi and BMW
- Favourite Color: White
- Favourite Destination: New York, Paris, London, Rome
- Favourite Film: Guide, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Mr India, Devdas, Titanic, City of God, and Children of Heaven
- Favourite Food: Chocolates, Pav Bhaji, Cholar Dal, and Dahi Batata Puri
- Favourite Sport: Basketball and Squash
- Favourite Sportsperson: Sachin Tendulkar
Sonam Kapoor’s Social Media Profile
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sonamkapoor/?hl=en
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/sonamakapoor
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialSonamKapoor/
Unknown Facts About Sonam Kapoor
- Sonam Kapoor studied in Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu alongside her cousin brother Arjun Kapoor.
- Sonam started her career in Bollywood as an assistant director with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in his film “Black” (2005).
- Salman Khan and Rani Mukerji were the supporting actors in Sonam’s first film ‘Saawariya’ in the year 2007.
- Sonam is an enthusiastic dancer and is trained in Kathak, classical music and Latin dance.
- Sonam Kapoor was born to Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and fashion designer Sunita Kapoor on 9th June 1985.
- She is the eldest child in the third generation of producer Surinder Kapoor’s family.
- Sonam Kapoor is the niece of famous actress Sridevi, producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor.
- When it comes to the list of Sonam Kapoor’s BFFs, Kareena Kapoor Khan cannot be forgotten. Sonam revealed in an interview that she shares a WhatsApp group, The Kapoor Girls, with Karisma, Kareena, and Rhea.
- Zoya Akhtar first wanted to cast Sonam for “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”. But Sonam turned the offer down, considering that it was a film about three men and she had little to act in the film.
- As a child, Sonam was obese. She had to lose around 35 kilograms before she acted in “Saawariya” (2007).
Sonam Kapoor awards
- 2008: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow – Female award for Saawariya
- 2015: Stardust Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance award for Khoobsurat
- 2015: BIG Star Entertainment Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role – Female award for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
- 2016/17: Indian Film Festival of Melbourne best actress of the year; Asiavision Awards for the icon of the year and best actress; Star Screen Award for best actress; Filmfare best actress (critics); National film award special mention and International Indian Film Academy Awards best actress for Neerja.