Sonam Kapoor Bollywood Actress Profile


Read here about Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor Biography and her Career Profile.

Sonam Kapoor Early Life

Sonam Kapoor Bollywood Actress
Sonam Kapoor was born on June 9, 1985 in Chembur, Mumbai. She is the daughter of Bollywood Film Star Anil Kapoorand Sunita Kapoor. She is the grand daughter of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Her uncles are Bollywood Film Actor Sanjay Kapoor and Hindi Film Producer Boney Kapoor. She has been nicknamed as Giraffe by her father Anil Kapoor. Sonam Kapoor gets easily acquainted with Hindi Film Industry as her father and uncles are big giants in the film industry.

Sonam Kapoor Educational Details


Sonam Kapoor did her schooling at Arya Vidya Mandir in Juhu, Mumbai. She is a trained dancer and she learnt Kathak for nearly 12 years right from her early age. She then enrolled to study for Theater Arts and Chinese History at United World College of South East Asia. She did major in Political Science and Economics at Bombay University.

Sonam Kapoor Career Profile

Sonam Kapoor in Saawariya
As soon as she returned from Singapore she joined as assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the making of the film 'Black' in 2005. As Bhansali identified the fire within Sonam, he offered her to play the lead role in the film 'Saawariya'(2007) opposite to Ranbir Kapoor. She was nominated for Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, though the film did not do well at that time. Then Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra the ace director selected her for his semi autobiographical film 'Delhi 6'(2009)where she played opposite to Bollywood Film Actor Abishek Bachchan. Though this film ended in flop but her wonderful performance was noticed by everyone and stole the hearts of everyone with her dilli-waali look as 'Masakali' girl. In 2010 she appeard in 'Aisha' a home production opposite to Abhay Deol and on the same year she appeared in Punit Malhotra's 'I Hate Luv Story'(2010) opposite to Imran Khan, where she casted as a contemporary girl. Sonam Kapoor upcoming new films are 'Players' opposite to Abishek Bachchan, film 'Thank You' opposite to Akshay Kumar and in the film 'Mausam' opposite to Shahid Kapoor which is scheduled to release in 2011.

Personal Profile of Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor


  • Screen Name: Sonam Kapoor
  • Sonam Kapoor Date of Birth: June 9, 1985
  • Sonam Kapoor Address: Chembur, Mumbai
  • Sonam Kapoor Zodiac Sign: Gemini

    Sonam Kapoor with Anil Kapoor Sonam Kapoor with her Sister Rhea Kapoor

  • Sonam Kapoor Father Name: Anil Kapoor
  • Sonam Kapoor Mother Name: Sunita Kapoor
  • Sonam Kapoor Siblings: Sister Rhea, Brother Harshwardhana
  • Is Sonam Kapoor Married: No
  • Sonam Kapoor Boyfriend: Secret!
  • Sonam Kapoor Best Friend: Rani Mukherji
  • Sonam Kapoor Favourite Hero: Salman Khan
  • Sonam Kapoor Favourite Heroine: Rani Mukherji
  • Sonam Kapoor Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Writing, Painting
  • Sonam Kapoor First Film: Saawariya

  • Awards and Achievements of Sonam Kapoor


    Filmfare Awards Won by Sonam Kapoor
  • 2008 - Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award - Saawariya
  • 2008 - Filmfare Best Female Debut Award - Saawariya


  • Star Screen Awards Won by Sonam Kapoor
  • 2008 - Star Screen Award for Most Promising New Comer Female - Saawariya
  • 2008 - Star Screen Award Jodi No.1 along with Ranbir Kapoor - Saawariya


  • Zee Cine Awards Nominated
  • 2008 - Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut - Saawariya


  • Stardust Awards Won by Sonam Kapoor
  • 2008 - Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female - Saawariya


  • Filmograpy of Sonam Kapoor


  • 2007 - Saawariya
  • 2009 - Delhi 6
  • 2010 - I Hate Luv Story
  • 2010 - Aisha
  • 2011 - Thank You
  • 2011 - Mausam
  • 2011 - Players

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