Sonam Kapoor Biography: Early, Life, Career, Awards And More

Sonam Kapoor wiki-biodata:-

NameSonam Kapoor Ahuja
Date of BirthJune 9, 1985
Place of BirthMumbai, India
Years Active2007-present
SpouseAnand Ahuja
ParentsAnil Kapoor (Father), Sunita Kapoor (Mother)
SiblingsRhea Kapoor (Younger Sister), Harshvardhan Kapoor (Younger Brother)
EducationUnited World College of South East Asia (Singapore), University of Mumbai
Film DebutSaawariya (2007)
Famous ForHer fashion sense and acting skills in movies such as Aisha, Neerja, and Veere Di Wedding
AwardsNational Film Award for Best Actress (Neerja), Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Neerja), Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Khoobsurat)

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is a popular Indian actress who has made her mark in Bollywood with her impeccable acting skills and stunning looks. She was born on June 9, 1985, in Mumbai, India, to actor Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor. She is the eldest of their three children, with younger siblings Rhea and Harshvardhan.

Sonam Kapoor physical appearance:

Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
Body Measurements34-26-34 inches
Eye ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBlack
Skin ToneFair
Dress Size4 (US)
Shoe Size9 (US)
TattoosSonam Kapoor has a tattoo on her wrist which says "faith" in Hindi, and another tattoo on her inner forearm which says "soni" (a nickname given by her grandmother) in Devanagari script.

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Sonam Kapoor Education Qualification:

Sonam studied at the Arya Vidya Mandir school in Juhu, Mumbai, and later attended the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore, where she pursued theatre studies and International Baccalaureate. After completing her studies, she returned to Mumbai and worked as an assistant director under Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the film "Black" (2005).

High SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai2003
International Baccalaureate (IB)United World College of South East Asia, Singapore2003-2004
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science and EconomicsUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai2005-2007

Note: Sonam Kapoor did not complete her university education as she left midway to pursue a career in acting.

In 2007, Sonam made her acting debut with Bhansali's romantic drama "Saawariya," alongside Ranbir Kapoor. Although the film was a commercial failure, Sonam's performance was appreciated, and she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She then appeared in a number of films such as "Delhi-6" (2009), "I Hate Luv Storys" (2010), and "Aisha" (2010), which earned her critical acclaim.

Sonam's breakthrough role came in the 2013 film "Raanjhanaa," in which she played the lead role of Zoya. Her performance was widely appreciated, and she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She then went on to star in a number of successful films such as "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" (2013), "Khoobsurat" (2014), "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" (2015), and "Neerja" (2016).

"Neerja" was a biographical film based on the life of Neerja Bhanot, a flight attendant who lost her life while saving passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in 1986. Sonam's performance as Neerja was widely acclaimed, and she won the National Film Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.


YearFilm TitleRoleNotes
2007SaawariyaSakinaDebut Film
2009Delhi-6Bittu Sharma
2010I Hate Luv StorysSimran
2010AishaAisha Kapoor
2011Thank YouSanjana Malhotra
2011MausamAayat Rasool
2012PlayersNaina Braganza
2013Bombay TalkiesHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Apna Bombay Talkies"
2013RaanjhanaaZoya Haider
2014BewakoofiyaanMayera Sehgal
2014KhoobsuratDr. Mrinalini "Milli" Chakravarty
2015Dolly Ki DoliDolly
2015Prem Ratan Dhan PayoRajkumari Maithili Devi
2016NeerjaNeerja BhanotNational Film Award for Best Actress
2016A Flying JattHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Beat Pe Booty"
2017Running ShaadiNimmiSpecial appearance in song "Pyaar Ka Test"
2017Pad ManPari Walia
2018Veere Di WeddingAvni Sharma
2019Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa LagaSweety Chaudhary
2019The Zoya FactorZoya Singh Solanki
2020AK vs AKHerselfCameo
2021Sujoy Ghosh's NextTBAAnnounced

Cameo appearances, special appearances, or short films:

YearFilm TitleRole
2009Luck by ChanceHerself
2011Thank YouHerself
2011Bbuddah... Hoga Terra BaapSpecial appearance in song "Go Meera"
2013Bombay TalkiesHerself
2014Dolly Ki DoliSpecial appearance in song "Mere Naina Kafir Hogaye"
2016A Flying JattSpecial appearance in song "Beat Pe Booty"
2017Running ShaadiSpecial appearance in song "Pyaar Ka Test"
2020The Zoya FactorSpecial appearance in song "Maheroo"
2020Bhaag Beanie Bhaag (TV Series)Herself
2020AK vs AKHerself
2022BlindSpecial appearance
2022Jayeshbhai JordaarSpecial appearance in song "Mere Sathiya"


Filmfare Awards2008Best Female DebutSaawariya
Stardust Awards2008Superstar of Tomorrow - FemaleSaawariya
IIFA Awards2010Best ActressDelhi-6
Stardust Awards2010Best ActressDelhi-6
Filmfare Awards2011Best ActressAisha
Screen Awards2011Best Actress (Critics)Aisha
Stardust Awards2011Best Actress - Comedy or RomanceAisha
Zee Cine Awards2012International Icon Female--
Asianet Film Awards2012Outstanding Performance of the YearVaaranam Aayiram (Tamil film)
Screen Awards2014Best Actress (Popular Choice)Raanjhanaa
Filmfare Awards2014Best ActressRaanjhanaa
Lions Gold Awards2015Best ActressKhoobsurat
Stardust Awards2015Best Actress - Comedy or RomanceKhoobsurat
Indian Film Festival2016Best ActressNeerja
National Film Awards2017Special MentionNeerja
Zee Cine Awards2017Best ActressNeerja
Filmfare Awards2017Best Actress (Critics)Neerja
Screen Awards2017Best Actress (Critics)Neerja
IIFA Awards2017Best ActressNeerja
Vogue Beauty Awards2018Beauty of the Year (Female)--
Zee Cine Awards2019Best Actor in a Supporting RolePad Man (shared with Rajkummar Rao)
Filmfare Awards2019Best Actor in a Supporting RolePad Man (shared with Rajkummar Rao)
International Film Festival of India2019Diversity in Indian Cinema--

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Net Worth:

YearNet WorthSource of Income
2015$3 millionActing, Endorsements, and Brand Ambassadorships
2018$10 millionActing, Endorsements, and Brand Ambassadorships
2020$10 millionActing, Endorsements, and Brand Ambassadorships
2021$10 million (estimated)Acting, Endorsements, and Brand Ambassadorships

Brand Ambassadorships:

L'Oreal ParisCosmetics2010
ElectroluxKitchen and Home Appliances2011
Spice MobilesMobile Phones2012
Colgate-PalmoliveOral Care Products2012
SignaturePremium Whiskey2012
Oppo MobilesMobile Phones2016
IWC SchaffhausenLuxury Watches2017
NDTVSupport My School Campaign2012
CuddlesBaby Products2017
Kalyan JewellersJewelry2017
The Wedding BrigadeWedding Planning Services2017
Veet IndiaHair Removal Products2018
Iba CosmeticsCosmetics2018
ITC Nimwash Vegetable and Fruit WashFruit and Vegetable Cleaning Solution2020
BoAt LifestyleAudio and Wearable Devices2021
Club FactoryOnline Shopping Platform2021

Apart from acting, Sonam is also known for her fashion sense and has been a regular on the red carpet at various international events such as the Cannes Film Festival. She has also been the brand ambassador for several popular brands such as L'Oreal, Oppo, and IWC Schaffhausen.

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