Sonam Kapoor is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor, and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. She began her career in film by assisting the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black.
Sonam was born on 9 June 1985 into an established filmy family to bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and ex-model Sunita Kapoor. She has a younger sister Rhea Kapoor and younger brother Harshvardhan Kapoor. She is a well trained classical dancer and can speak many languages. She used to play basketball with her childhood friend and Rockstar of Bollywood Ranbir Kapoor at a local sports club. She has attended acting classes from the theater personalities Roshan Taneja, Jayati Bhatia and Feroz Abbas Khan. She has launched an app of her own.
She made her acting debut with ‘Saawariya’ in 2007 opposite Ranbir Kapoor, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Subsequently featured in an offbeat drama film Delhi-6. She has received critical success for her performances in films like Delhi 6 and Mausam.
It is reported Sonam Kapoor has dated with Ranbir Kapoor during the filming their debut movie. In 2010, it is speculated that she has been dating with director Punit Malhotra. But both are denied the rumor.
Sonam Kapoor Height and Weight, Bra Size, Body Measurements
Sonam Kapoor Weight: 125 lbs (57 kg)
How tall is Sonam Kapoor? 5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Sonam Kapoor Measurements: 35-25-34
Sonam Kapoor Bra Size: 32C
Sonam Kapoor Bra Cup Size: C
Sonam Kapoor Shoe Size/Feet Size: 9 (US)
Sonam Kapoor Dress Size: 6 (US)
Sonam Kapoor Hair color: Black
Sonam Kapoor Eye color: Dark brown
Sonam Kapoor Star Sign: Gemini
Sonam Kapoor Net Worth: $5 million (est.)
Date Of Birth: 9 June 1985
Birth Place: Chembur, Maharashtra, India
Birth Name: Sonam Anil Kapoor
Parents: Anil Kapoor, Sunita Kapoor
Siblings: Harshvardhan Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor
Education: Arya Vidya Mandir School, United World College of South East Asia, University of Mumbai, University of East London
Sonam Kapoor Facts:
She is the daughter of the evergreen Indian Film Star, Anil Kapoor.
Mom Sunita Kapoor is a costume designer in films.
Sonam Kapoor is the only Indian actress who was featured as the cover girl of the international Prestige.
Favorite brands are Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Dior.
Enjoys reading, shopping, writing, playing squash and basketball, video games and painting.
Went to university at Bombay University (Majoring in Economics and Political Science).
Went to high school at the United World College of South East Asia, finishing the International Baccalaureate program.
Studied in Arya Vidya Mandhir school.
Her favorite filmmakers are Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand, Guru Dutt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Steven Spielberg.
Her favorite actresses are Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Tabu, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, and Priyanka Chopra.
Her favorite actors are Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale.
Sonam was never interested in acting. Direction and writing were her basic interests, but Sanjay Leela Bhansali showed so much confidence in her that he wanted her to be in his film.
Loves to dance. She is trained in Kathak, classical music, and Latin dance.
Speaks Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi and English all fluently.
Was born in Chembur which is the suburb of Mumbai located in India.
Uncles are producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor. Her aunt is actress Sridevi.
Siblings are sister Rhea & brother Harsh Kapoor.
Sonam Kapoor has two brothers in New Delhi, Mohit & Akshay Marwah.