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Sonam Kapoor: Biography

Sonam Kapoor is a Bollywood actress. She comes from a family where she doesn’t need her father’s name (Anil Kapoor) to stand out in the industry. She has built her individual name in the industry with numerous hits. She is also considered a gigantic fashion idol in the country. She supported brands such as ColgateElectroluxLuxMont Blanc, Oppo Mobile, Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. and Signature. Kapoor is the Indian ambassador for international cosmetics manufacturer L’Oréal. She has tied the knot with businessman Anand Ahuja on May 8, 2018.

Date of Birth:

She was born in June 9, 1985

Earlier Life:

Sonam Kapoor was born in Mumbai town to the Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor and former model and designer Sunita. Conversely, most of her childhood was spent in Juhu village.

Siblings:

She has 2 siblings – one sister, Rhea Kapoor and a brother, Harshavardhan Kapoor.

Education:

She received her education from the Arya Vidya Mandir School.

Interests:

In her younger years, she showed interest in basketball, Latin dance, and Kathak classical music.

Career

Sonam Kapoor was interested in becoming a writer and director. She also pursued a career in theatre and arts at United World College of South East Asia in Singapore. She wanted to work behind the camera and be a part of the film ‘crew’. On her father Anil Kapoor’s recommendation, she also got the job of Assistant Director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s venture ‘Black’ in 2005.

List of Films:

  1. Saawariya (2007)
  2. Dehli 6 (2009)
  3. I Hate Luv Storys (2009)
  4. Aisha (2010)
  5. Thank You (2011)
  6. Mausam (2011)
  7. Players (2012)
  8. Bhaag Mikha Bhaag (2013)
  9. Raanjhanaa (2013)
  10. Main Tera Hero (2014)
  11. Bewakoofiyan (2014)
  12. Khoobsurat (2014)
  13. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
  14. Dolly Ki Doli (2015)
  15. Neerja (2016)
  16. Veere Di Wedding (2018)
  17. Sanju (2018)
  18. Padman (2018)

Awards and Achievements

  • She won ‘Superstar of Tomorrow’ at Stardust awards for her debut Saawariya in 2008.
  • She won ‘Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance’ role for Khoobsurat at Stardust awards in 2015.
  • For the movie Neerja released in 2016, she won a couple of awards at a number of award functions. Also, she was named Most Stylish Star (Female) and Red Carpet Royalty.
  • Best Actress at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Editor’s Choice Best Actress of the Year at Stardust Awards and Best Actress (Critics) award at Filmfare Awards.
  • For Padman released in 2018, she won Best Actress in a Leading Role at DadaSaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards.

How to contact here?

Instagram: SonamKAhuja

Twitter: Sonam K Ahuja

Facebook: @OfficialSonamKapoor

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