SONAM KAPOOR BIOGRAPHY
Age, Date of Birth, Height, Weight, Education, Movies and Photos
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Basic Details of Sonam Kapoor
Name : Sonam Kapoor
Field : Indian Actress
Date of Birth : 09 Jun. 1985
Place of Birth : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age : (as per 2019) 33 years
Height : In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Metres – 1.75 m
In Feet Inches – 5′ 9”
Weight : In Kilograms – 55 kgs
In Pounds – 120 lbs
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Economies and Political Science
School : Arya Vidya Mandir School
College : United World College Of South East Asia, University Of Mumbai, University Of East London
Current Address : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion : Hindu
Personal Details of Sonam Kapoor
Favourite Authors: Jane Austen, Enid Blyton, Nancy Drew
Favourite Books: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Favourite Chef: Anthony Bourdain
Favourite Sports: Basketball, Squash
Favourite Purfumes: Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique
Favourite Designer: Anamika Khanna
Favourite Restaurants: 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 Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli
Father : Anil Kapoor
Mother : Sunanda Kapoor
Sister : Rhea Kapoor
Brother: Harshavardhan Kapoor
Hobbies : Reading, Shopping, Playing Video games, Writing, Collecting paintings, Marathon running, Tracking
Boyfriend : Sahir Barry(Model) , Punit Malhotra(Director), Anand Ahuja(Businessman)
Marital Status : Married to Anand Ahuja
Diet : Non Vegetarian
Lifestyle : Rich
Favourite Actors: Anil Kapoor, ShahRukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale
Favourite Actresses: Nutan, Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman, Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukerji, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Favourite Flim : Guide, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Mr. India, Devdas, Rang De Basanti, Titanic, City of God, Children of Heaven
Favourite Musician: A.R.Rahman
Favourite Food: Pav Bhaji, Tandoor Crab, Chicken with Ginger and Potatoes, Mustard Fish, Cholar Dal, Pork Belly Bun, Dahi Batata Puri
Favourite Place: New York, Paris, London, Rome
Favourite Color: White
Favourite Directors: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Steven Spielberg
Professional Details of Sonam Kapoor
I hate luv Storys,
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo,
Veere Di Wedding,Sanju
- 2008: Stardust Awards in category Superstar of Tomorrow – Female for Saawariya
- 2015: Stardust Awards in category Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance for Khoobsurat, BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role – Female for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
- 2016: Best Actress at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Best Actress and Icon of The Year at Asiavision Awards for Neerja
- 2017: Best Actress (Critics) Filmfare Awards for Neerja
- 2018: PETA India’s Person of the year
Professional Achievements :
- Sonam Kapoor played a Muslim girl , waiting for her lover in ‘Saawariya’.
- She played an aspiring singer in the movie Delhi6 which was her first critical success.
- Sonam Kapoor found her first critical and commercial success in the movie “I hate luv Storys” in which she playes an engaged woman who had one sided feelings.
- She is often referred to as an fashion diva for her apperances and looks.
- Sonam played matchmaking and playing cupid in the movie “Aisha” which was produced by her sister Rhea Kapoor.
- Her best performance was in the movie “Raanjhanaaa” opposite to Dhanush, where her performance was lauded everywhere.
- “Raanjhanaa”also fetched her first nomination for Best Actress Award at Filmfare.
- Sonam Kapoor took a remuneration of just Rs.11 for her acting in the movie “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”.
- Sonam starred in adaption of “Khoobsoorat” which was titled same aas the original movie. She played the role which was essayed by great actress Rekha.
- Sonam Kapoor received the National Award as well as the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the role of an Air Hostress in the movie “Neerja”.
- Sonam Kapoor also essayed the role of a Social Worker in the movie Pad-Man.
Unknown facts about Sonam Kapoor
- She doesn’t smoke but drinks.
- Sonam Kapoor had led a normal life and has also worked as a waitress to make out her pocket money while studying in Singapore.
- Sonam loves dancing and has also taken lessons of classical Indian dance and is a trained Kathak, Classical and Latin dancer.
- Since her teenage, she has been suffering from diabetes and has to follow strict diet routine and a daily insulin injection to stay healthy.
- At the age of 16, Sonam wrote a poem titled Ambition, which she decided to give to her soulmate.
- Before acting, Sonam Kapoor has worked as an assistant director alongside Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film Black in 2005.
- Sonam Kapoor wasn’t interested in acting because she was overweight, but after a year and a half she made her debut acting because of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
- She used to weigh around 90 kg, but later lost around 30 kg of weight for her film Saawariya.
- She vowed not to marry an Actor.
- Sonam Kapoor used to have Aerophobia ( fear of height ) & overcomed it by skydiving in New Zealand.
- She is the maternal cousin sister of Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.
Sonam Kapoor Career Highlights
- Sonam Kapoor is a popular celebrity nationally, has a significant following in twitter and instagram.
- She appeared on the Huffington Post.
- Sonam Kapoor is the the brand ambassador of Elle Breast Cancer Campaign.
- Sonam has appeared in Coldplay’s Music Video “Hymn For the Weekend”.
- Sonam Kapoor is only Actress from Bollywood to appear in Coldplay’s music video.
- She also started her Own Clothing Brand Called “Rheason” along with her sister Rhea.
- She endorses more 20+ brands including Clothing, Perfumes and more.
- Sonam has been described by the media as a style icon, and featured on Rediff.com’s list of “Bollywood Best Dressed Actress” in 2012 and 2013.
- In 2013, the newspaper Hindustan Times and Indian edition of Vogue called her Style Icon (Reader’s Choice) and Beauty of the Year, respectively.
- Sonam Kapoor was ranked seventh on The Times of India’s 2010 “Most Desirable Woman” list, placing 14th, 28th and 14th the next three years, and was in the top ten of UK magazine Eastern Eye’s “World’s Sexiest Asian Women” list from 2011 to 2014.
- In 2012 and 2013 she also held 48th and 45th place, respectively, on the Indian edition of Forbes’ “Celebrity 100” lists, based on the income and popularity of Indian celebrities.
- Sonam Kapoor was named Woman of the Year by the men’s magazine GQ India in 2013.
- com reported in 2012 that she received ₹30 million (US$420,000) for each endorsement, making her one of the highest-paid celebrity endorsers in India
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