Sonam Kapoor Ahuja (born on ninth June 1985) is an Indian film actress and mannequin. She made her Bollywood debut with the film Saawariya in 2005 which was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She is the daughter of well-known actor Anil Kapoor. From 2012 – 2016 she appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 checklist primarily based on her reputation and revenue.
She was gained a Special Mention National Film Award and Best Actress ( Critics) Film fare Award for Neerja.
Sonam Kapoor Age, Biography, Wiki
|Name||Sonam Kapoor Ahuja|
|Nickname||Sana, Sonz and Sonu|
|Debut||Saawariya in 2007 (Bollywood Film)|
|Date of Birth||9th June 1985 ( 34 years outdated as of 2020)|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College/University||University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and University of East London, England, United Kingdom|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor’s diploma in Economics and Political Science|
|Height||175cm or 1.75m or 5’9”|
|Weight||55kg or 121lbs.|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Tattoo||“Faith” on her wrist and “Sonam” in Chinese on hip|
|Father||Anil Kapoor ( actor)|
|Brother||Harshvardhan Kapoor ( Younger, Actor)|
|Sister||Rhea Kapoor (Younger, producer)|
|Paternal Uncles||Sanjay Kapoor and Boney Kapoor|
|Paternal Aunts||Maheep Sandhu and Sridevi|
|Cousin brothers||Arjuna Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor and Mohit Marwah|
|Cousin sisters||Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor and Shanaya Kapoor|
|Car Collection||Audi Q7 and BMW 7 Series|
|Salary||Rs. 5 Crore/film|
|Net Worth||Rs. 872 Crores ( $13 Million USD)|
|Hobbies||Reading, writing, taking part in video video games, procuring and accumulating work|
Early life and Background
Sonam Kapoor was born in Bombay suburb of Chembur. Her father is a well-known actor and producer Anil Kapoor. Her mom Sunita is a former mannequin and designer. She has two youthful siblings – a brother named Harshvardhan, who’s an actor and a film producer sister named Rhea.
Her paternal grandfather is late filmmaker Surinder Kapoor and the founding father of Anil Kapoor Films Company. Her uncles are the film producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor. Her aunts are Mona Shourie ( Boney Kapoor’s first spouse) and Sridevi ( his second spouse). Her cousins are Arjun Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor, Shanaya Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor and Ranveer Singh.
She lived within the suburbs of Juhu for one-year-old. She did her education from Arya Vidya Mandir School in Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She was a carefree baby and would usually bully boys at her faculty. She was additionally good at taking part in rugby and basketball.
Kapoor is skilled in Kathak, Latin dance and classical music. She went to the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore to review theatre and humanities. She later started programs in economics and political science by means of the University of Mumbai in Correspondence after coming again from the University of East London the place she initially started her programs.
Rani Mukherji was a household to their household. In her earlier days, she by no means gave thought in the direction of changing into actress attributable to obese and as an alternative wished to grow to be a crew member of movies.
Like some other movie star of Sonam hasn’t didn’t get the eye of lovers throughout her. She dated Entrepreneur and Model Sahir Berry throughout her days as a mannequin. However, their relationship ended as soon as they each selected completely different paths of their lives forward.
After a while she dated Director Punit Malhotra, their relationship lasted fairly lengthy however didn’t go properly in the long run they usually known as quits. In 2018, there was a hearsay about her courting a good friend who’s an entrepreneur Anand Ahuja.
The hearsay quickly was revealed to be true by the actor. They have been usually noticed hanging out collectively on a number of events. They lastly tied their knot on eighth May 2018. Their marriage ceremony was a glamorous occasion attended by a lot of the huge stars of Bollywood in Rockdale, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Their marriage ceremony was a whole Sikh model marriage ceremony and continued for 2 complete days that concerned Sangeet, mehndi and a grand reception.
|Food||Pav Bhaji, Pork stomach bun, dahi batata and goodies|
|Actor||Anil Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale|
|Actress||Nutan, Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukherji, Madhuri Dixit, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Monica Bellucci and Audrey Hepburn|
|Films||Devdas, Mr. India, Guide, Titanic, Children of Heaven and City of God|
|Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Satyajit Ray, Steven Spielberg and Raj Kapoor|
|Author||Jane Austen, Enid Blyton and Nancy Drew|
|Books||Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen and Frankenstein by Mary Shelly|
|Sport||Basketball and Squash|
|Designer||Anamika Khanna and Manish Malhotra|
|Perfume||Michael by Michael Kors and Jean Paul Gaultier Classique|
|Restaurant||Hakkasan and Bengal Sweet House|
|Travel Destination||Rome, Paris, New York and London|
Sonam Kapoor started her profession in 2004 as an assistant director of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Black ( 2005). Later on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s motivation, she misplaced her weight to make her performing debut in 2007 with Saawariya reverse of Ranbir Kapoor. It was a field workplace failure. She gained her first field workplace success with the film I Hate Love Stories in 2010 reverse Imran Khan. It was adopted by a sequence of flops.
2013 marked her turning level in a profession with the Box workplace hit film Ranjhaana together with Dhanush. She had her largest industrial successes with supporting roles in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag in 2013 and Sanju in 2018. Her film in a lead function Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015 was additionally amongst her hits.
Her portrayal of Neerja Bhanot in 2016 gained her the National Film Award and a Filmfare Award. Her feminine lead film Veere Di Wedding ranks among the many highest-grossing female-led Hindi movies.
Other than that she can be a philanthropist. She helps the notice of breast most cancers and LGBT rights. She is steadily credited as one among India’s most trendy celebrities. She appeared within the track Dheere Dheere Se in 2017 together with Hrithik Roshan whose income have been donated to charity. She additionally speaks for widows, orphans and animals (by means of PETA).
As an assistant director
- Black in 2005
- Saawariya in 2007 as Sakina
- Delhi 6 in 2009 as Bittu Sharma
- I Hate Love Stories in 2010 as Simran
- Aisha is 2010 as Aisha Kapoor
- Thankyou in 2011 as Sanjana Malhotra
- Mausam in 2011 as Aayat Rasool
- Players in 2012 as Naina Braganza
- Bombay Talkies in 2013 as Herself
- Ranjhanaa in 2013 as Zoya Haider
- Bhaag Milkha Bhaag in 2013 as Biro
- Bewakoofiyaan in 2014 as Mayera Sehgal
- Khoobsurat in 2014 as Dr Mrinalini Chakravarty
- Dolly ki Doli in 2015 as Dolly
- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015 as Rajkumari Maithili Devi
- Neerja in 2016 as Neerja Bhanot
- Pad man in 2018 as Pari Walia
- Veere di Wedding in 2018 as Avni Sharma
- Sanju in 2018 as Ruby
- Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga in 2019 as Sweety Chaudhary
- The Zoya Factor in 2019 as Zoya Singh Solanki
Music Video Appearance
- Dheere Dheere in 2017
- Hymn for the Weekend in 2016
- Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow (Saawariya)
- Stardust Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Romance (Raanjhanaa)
- BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic function ( Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)
- Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for Best Actress ( Dolly Ki Doli)
- Asia Vision Award for Icon of the Year and Best Actress ( Dolly Ki Doli)
- Stardust Award for Editor’s Choice Best Actress of the Year ( Dolly Ki Doli)
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress ( Critics) ( Neerja)
- National Film Award for Special Mention (Neerja)
Lesser recognized Facts
- While learning in Singapore, she labored as a waitress to garner pocket money.
- She is skilled in Kathak, Latin dance and classical music.
- Since childhood, she has been struggling from diabetes and takes insulin.
- At 16, Sonam wrote a poem known as Ambition which she determined to offer to her soulmate.
- She labored as an assistant director earlier than changing into an actress.
- Sonam was obese earlier than Saawariya and weighed 90kg.
- During the filming of Aisha, she had a feud with co-star Abhay Deol and determined by no means to work with one another once more.
- She had tongue piercing which she eliminated throughout her debut film’s shoot.
- Sonam is a philanthropist and has labored for orphans, breast most cancers consciousness, widows and PETA.