Sonam Kapoor

Actor, Film actor

1985 –


Who is Sonam Kapoor?

Sonam Kapoor is an Indian actress and model, who appears in Bollywood films. Born to Indian film actor Anil Kapoor, she has established a career in Hindi language films, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular and fashionable Indian celebrities.

Kapoor began a career in film by assisting director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black. She made her acting debut in 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's romance film Saawariya opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Though unsuccessful at the box office, Kapoor's performance earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. She subsequently featured in the offbeat drama Delhi-6 and earned her first commercial success with the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys. Kapoor then appeared in two well received films in 2013—the romantic drama Raanjhanaa and the critically acclaimed biographical sports film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. While she was praised for her performance in the former and earned Best Actress nominations at several award ceremonies, the latter emerged as her biggest commercial success to date.

Alongside her acting career, Kapoor supports numerous charities and causes and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. Kapoor has also garnered international recognition as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand L'Oréal. She has received acknowledgment as a "fashionista" and praise for her unique sense of style, which has resulted in attention from international designers.

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Jun 9, 1985
Also known as
  • Sonam Anil Kapoor
  • Sonam A. Kapoor
  • Sindhi people
  • India
  • Arya Vidya Mandir
  • United World College of South East Asia
  • University of Mumbai
  • University of East London
    Political Science
  • Economics
  • Assistant, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

on July 23, 2013


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