Sonam Kapoor is an Indian actress, born on 09 June 1985 in Mumbai, suburb of Chembur. Sonam Kapoor’s father is Anil Kapoor, actor and film producer, and her mother is Sunita, a former model and designer. Sonam Kapoor has also 2 siblings: one sister Rhea and one brother Harshvardhan.
Kapoor’s family is formed prominently from celebrities as actors, film directors, producers. Sonam Kapoor’s uncles are Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and her aunts are the actress Sridevi and the producer Mona Shourie. The actors Arjun Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, and Ranveer Singh are Sonam Kapoor’s cousins. Sonam’s siblings are also known in these professions, Rhea being a film producer and their brother, Harshvardhan, is actor.
Sonam Kapoor was raised in the suburb of Juhu, where the family moved when Sonam had only one month. She studied at Arya Vidya Mandir School. During school years she was “naughty” and “carefree” and had boys style, loving and excelling in sports as rugby and basketball. She attended the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore where she studied theatre and arts.
Sonam Kapoor discovered film industry world in 2005 as the assistant of the film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film “Black”. She debuted as actress in 2007 in “Saawariya” film. The film is a drama and Sonam was nominated for her role at the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. For this film, Sonam had to lose weight and in two years she lost 35 kg.
In 2010, Sonam played in “I Hate Luv Storys” , a romantic comedy and it was the first commercial success of Sonam Kapoor. In 2013, “Raanjhanaa” film was the “turning point in her career”. “Raanjhanaa” film was a commercial success and Sonam received her first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In the same year, she is playing also in “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” which received a Filmfare Award for Best Film nomination too.
Other important films of Sonam’s career are: “Khoobsurat” (2014), “Dolly Ki Doli” (2015), “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015), “Neerja” (2016), “Veere Di Wedding” (2018).
Sonam Kapoor is one of the highest paid actress in India and catalogued also as “one of the top actresses in India”. Sonam appeared in media from an early age becoming later a popular figure nationally. Sonam was very careful on her apparitions and media described her as a style icon. In 2012 and 2013, she appeared on the list of “Bollywood’s Best Dressed Actresses” and in 2013, through Hindustan Times newspaper and Indian edition of Vogue, received also the attributes of “Style Icon” and “Beauty of the year”. During 4 years, from 2010 till 2014, she was ranked at the Times of India’s “Most Desirable Woman” list placing on 7th, 14th, 28th and 14th . From 2011 to 2014, Sonam was also nominated in top ten of UK magazine Eastern Eye’s “World’s Sexiest Asian Women” list.
During 2012 – 2016, she appeared on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list which is based on income and popularity. Sonam Kapoor endorsed brands as Colgate, Electrolux, Lux, Mont Blanc, Oppo Mobile, Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. and Signature and is the Indian ambassador for L’Oréal.
In the daily life, Sonam Kapoor is supporting charitable organizations for various causes : she supported the widows, the orphans and also made a campaign of awareness of breast cancer.
In her free time, Sonam enjoys reading, writing, painting, go shopping, and playing video games, basket-ball and squash. She loves to dance, being trained in Kathak, classical music, and Latin dance. Her favorite brands are Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Dior.
Regarding the personal life, Sonam is very retained in her declarations to media. Before her marriage, it is known only about two of her personal relations. The media spoke about Sonam relation with Punit Malhotra – a relation that started during the sets of “I hate luv storys” film and lasted around two years. The other relation revealed by media was the relation with Sahir Berry. The relation started on social media and due to Sahir’s profession, the modelling, they had a long-distance relationship and it was difficult to maintain. Due this situation they broke-up soon and media haven’t seen them together.
The third relationship known by media is also the last one for Sonam, being concretized in a marriage. She dated Anand Ahuja with whom she married on 08 May 2018. Anand Ahuja is a businessman from Delhi. Anand Ahuja is a fashion entrepreneur and also the founder of Bhane brand. The wedding had place in Mumbai. The media doesn’t obtain many details of their relation because Sonam with Anand are preferring to publish the important statements through social media sites as Twitter. They made the first posts of their relation in 2015 on Instagram.
Sonam is active on Twitter and Facebook and, starting with 2009, she is having a significant number of followers.
Arya Vidya Mandir School
United World College of South East Asia
- Full Name : Sonam Kapoor
- Nicknames : Kabootari, Massakali
- Occupation: Actress
- Age: 33 years old
- Date of Birth: 09 June 1985
- Place of Birth: Mumbai suburb of Chembur
- Gender: Female
- Star: Gemini
- Eye color: Dark Brown
- Hair color: Black
- Nationality: Indian
- Height in feet: 5 ft 9 inches
- Height in cm: 175 cm
- Weight in kg: 55 kg
- Weight in pounds: 121 lbs
Body Measurments : 34-26-34
- Parents: Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor
- Siblings: one sister Rhea and one brother Harshvardhan
- Children: None
- Spouse : Anand Ahuja
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