Sonam Kapoor Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Family, Wiki, Husband, Daughter, Son
Born: June 9, 1985 (age 32 years), Chembur, Mumbai, India
Height: 1.77 m
Parents: Anil Kapoor, Sunita Kapoor
Siblings: Rhea Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor
Upcoming movies: Veere Di Wedding, Sanju, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
Sonam Kapoor (pronounced [soːnəm kəˈpuːr]; born 9 June 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. Kapoor is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry and is the recipient of several awards, including a Filmfare and a National Film Award.
Starting in 2012, she appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 based on her income and popularity.
The daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, Kapoor studied theatre and arts at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore. She was an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the 2005 film Black.
Kapoor made her acting debut in Bhansali’s romantic drama Saawariya (2007), for which she was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She had her first commercial success three years later in the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys (2010).
After a series of commercial failures, the sleeper hit Raanjhanaa (2013) marked a turning point in her career, earning her Best Actress nominations.
She then featured in the 2014 romantic comedy Khoobsurat and the 2015 comedy drama Dolly Ki Doli, both of which earned her Filmfare Award for Best Actress nominations.
Kapoor played a princess in the melodrama Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films. She received the National Film Award – Special Mention and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for portraying the titular role in the biographical thriller Neerja (2016), one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films featuring a female protagonist.
Kapoor supports the raising awareness of breast cancer and LGBT rights. She is known in the media for her outspoken personality, is frequently credited as one of Bollywood’s most fashionable celebrities, and endorses brands and products.
Real Name Sonam Kapoor
Nickname Sana, Sonz, Giraffe
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9½”
Weight in Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-34
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 9 June 1985
Age (as in 2017) 32 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Signature Sonam Kapoor signature
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Arya Vidya Mandir , Juhu, Mumbai
College University of Mumbai, Mumbai
University of East London, London
Educational Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science
Debut Film Debut: Saawariya (2007)
Family Father- Anil Kapoor (Actor)
Mother- Sunita Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor parents
Sister- Rhea Kapoor (Younger, Producer)
Sonam Kapoor with her brother and sister
Brother- Harshvardhan Kapoor (Younger, Actor)
Address 31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai
Sonam Kapoor house
Hobbies Reading, shopping, playing video games, writing, collecting paintings
• After the release of her family production film Aisha (2010), her co-actor Abhay Deol publically expressed his disappointment over the amount of attention given to Sonam rather than other things.
• In 2010, she had a twitter fight with Columnist Shobhaa De after Shobhaa’s review about Sonam’s film I Hate Luv Storys (2010) by calling it “I Hate Dumb Stories ‘ and further went on to call her ‘a lassie who lacks oomph’, after which Sonam replied her back with chain of tweets.
• After she was chosen as the brand ambassador for one of the products of L’Oreal, she was excited to walk on the red carpet at Cannes with the Aishwarya Bachchan, but Aishwarya refused to walk with her. After this incident, she said, “Ash has worked with my dad so I have to call her aunty”.
• In an interview with film critic Anupama Chopra at the Cannes, when she was asked about Katrina Kaif, she considered
Katrina’s success to “a certain kind of shamelessness” in doing “over the top films.”
Favourite Food Pav Bhaji, Tandoor Crab, Chicken with Ginger and Potatoes, Mustard Fish, Cholar Dal, Pork Belly Bun, Dahi Batata Puri, Chocolates
Favourite Actor Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale
Favourite Actress Nutan, Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukherji, Madhuri Dixit, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn
Favourite Film Bollywood: Devdas, Mr. India, Guide, Kagaaz Ke Phool, Rang De Basanti
Hollywood: Titanic, Children of Heaven, City of God
Favourite Directors Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Steven Spielberg
Favourite Musician A. R. Rahman
Favourite Authors Jane Austen,
Favourite Books Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley,
Favourite Chef Anthony Bourdain
Favourite Sport Basketball, Squash
Favourite Colour White
Favourite Perfume Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique
Favourite Fashion Designer Anamika Khanna
Favourite Fashion Brand Dolce & Gabbana
Favourite Quote “Incognito Ergo Sum” (I think therefore I am)
“A Man without a purpose is the most depraved of human beings” – Ayn Rand
Favourite Restaurant Gajalee, Radio Club, The Pantry, Arya Bhavan, The Table, Hakkasan, in Mumbai
Bengal Sweet House, Parathewaali Galli (an Area), in Delhi
Angelina in Paris
Favourite Destination Rome, New York, Paris, London
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Sahir Berry (Entrepreneur, Model)
Sonam Kapoor with Sahir Berry
Punit Malhotra (Director)
Sonam Kapoor with Punit Malhotra
Anand Ahuja (Entrepreneur)
Sonam Kapoor with Anand Ahuja
Car Collection Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series
Sonam Kapoor BMW 7 Series
Salary 2-3 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $10 million
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonam Kapoor
Sonam was born to a Punjabi father and a Sindhi mother.
She worked as a waitress while she was studying theatre and arts in Singapore.
Her first boyfriend was a Dutch guy.
She worked as an assistant director for the film Black (2005) that was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Due to her overweight, she wasn’t interested in acting, but after a year and a half of attempt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali to convinced her to make her Bollywood debut.
Earlier, her weight was around 90 kg, but later she lost around 30 kg of weight for her debut film Saawariya (2007), opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Sonam Kapoor Before and After
She is trained Kathak, classical music, and Latin dancer.
She is a diabetic from her teenage days and has to take insulin injection every day.
She is considered as a “fashionista” or style icon of Bollywood due to her sense of style.
Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh are her cousins.
Her close friends in the glamour industry include Dhanush, Imran Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Asin, Kareena Kapoor, Shehla Khan (fashion designer).
If not an actress, she would have been a writer.
She has 2 tattoos and even had a tongue piercing. Sonam Kapoor faith tattoo
She said that she’d never marry an actor.
She is a Spa addict.
She has 75+ relatives.