Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is an Indian actress who is known for acting in Hindi films. She was born on 9th June 1985 in Chembur, Bombay to Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor. Her father is an actor and producer. Her mother is a former model and designer. Late filmmaker Surinder Kapoor was her grandfather. She has a younger brother, Harshvardhan and a sister Rhea. Film producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor is her uncle. Late actress Sridevi and producer Mona Shourie Kapoor are her aunts. Actor Arjun Kapoor, actress Janhvi Kapoor and actor Mohit Marwah are her paternal cousins. Actor Ranveer Singh is her maternal second cousin. She studied at the Arya Vidya Mandir School, Juhu. During her school days, Sonam played Rugby and Basketball. She also learned Kathak, Classical music, and Katin dance. She completed her B. A. In Economics and Political Science from the University of Mumbai. Sonam also studied at the University of East London. She was also enrolled at the United World College of South East Asia, Singapore for her pre-university education, where she studied theatre and arts.
Sonam started her career as an assistant director in Black in 2005.
In 2007, she made her acting debut with Saawariya.
In 2009, she appeared in her second film, Delhi-6. Her acting was praised.
In 2010, she acted in two films, I Hate Luv Storys and Aisha. Her role in both films was again praised by reviewers.
In 2011, she had two releases, Thank You and Mausam.
In 2012, she appeared in the film Players.
2013 was a successful year for Sonam. First, she made a special appearance in a song in the film Bombay Talkies. After that, she appeared in the film Raajhanaa. The film and her role are both praised. Her role was critically acclaimed. She was nominated for several awards including Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. In that year, she also acted in the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Her role was critically acclaimed again for this role.
In 2014, she had two releases, Bewakoofiyaan and Khoobsurat.
She appeared in two films, Dolly Ki Doli and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015.
In 2016, she starred another successful film in her life, Neerja. Her role again received several positive and high responses. Her role was critically acclaimed by critics. She even won several awards including with National Film Award – Special Mention and Filmfare Best Actress (Critics) for her role. She was even nominated for several awards.
In 2018, she was seen in three films, Pad Man, Veere Di Wedding, and Sanju. Her role received mixed reviews from reviewers and the audience.
In 2019, she appeared in two films, EK Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga and The Zoya Factor.
She was last seen in the film AK vs AK in 2020.
She has an upcoming film, Blind.
She also appeared in two music videos.
Sonam was the first Indian actress to appear on The Hollywood Reporter’s “Next Generation: Asia Class”(A list of newcomers in the film) in 2009. Apart from it, she was listed in the Huffington Post’s list of “100 most influential women on Twitter” in 2015. In 2012 and 2013, she was featured on Rediff.com’s list of “Bollywood’s Best Dressed Actresses”. She was ranked 7th, 14th, 28th, and 14th on the Times of India’s 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 “Most Desirable Woman”. From2011 to 2014, Sonam was in the top ten of UK magazine Eastern Eye’s “World’s Sexiest Asian Women” list. She was also held 48th and 45th place on the Indian edition of Forbes’ “Celebrity 100” lists in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, she was named Woman of the Year by the men’s magazine GQ India. She also won other honourary awards.
She endorsed several brands, such as Colgate, Electrolux, Lux, Mont Blanc, Oppo Mobile, Signature etc. She is the brand ambassador of L’Oreal (Indian ambassador). She was named Brand Ambassador of the Year in 2011 by NDTV Good Times Gadget Guru Awards.
She supports several charitable organisations and does social and humanitarian work.
On 8th May 2018, Sonam married Entrepreneur Anand Ahuja.
|Nick Name||Sana, Sonz, Giraffe|
|Date of Birth||9 June 1985|
|Age||37 Years (2022)|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir , Juhu, Mumbai|
|Collage||University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
University of East London, London
|Debut||Film Debut: Saawariya (2007)|
|Address||31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Reading, Shopping, Playing Video Games, Writing, Collecting Paintings|
Sonam Kapoor Career
- Sonam started her career as an assistant director in Black in 2005.
- In 2007, she made her acting debut with Saawariya.
- In 2009, she appeared in her second film, Delhi-6.
- In 2010, she acted in two films, I Hate Luv Storys and Aisha.
- In 2011, she had two releases, Thank You and Mausam.
- In 2012, she appeared in the film Players.
- In 2013, she made a special appearance in a song in the film Bombay Talkies. After that, she appeared in the film Raajhanaa and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
- In 2014, she had two releases, Bewakoofiyaan and Khoobsurat.
- She appeared in two films, Dolly Ki Doli and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015.
- In 2016, she starred in, Neerja.
- In 2018, she was seen in three films, Pad Man, Veere Di Wedding and Sanju.
- In 2019, she appeared in two films, EK Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga and The Zoya Factor.
- She was last seen in the film AK vs AK in 2020.
- She also appeared in two music videos.
Sonam Kapoor Family
|Father Name||Anil Kapoor (Actor)|
|Mother Name||Sunita Kapoor|
|Brother||Harshvardhan Kapoor (Younger, Actor)|
|Sister||Rhea Kapoor (Younger, Producer)|
|Cousin Sisters||Khushi Kapoor, Jhanvi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor, Shanaya Kapoor|
|Cousin Brother||Arjun Kapoor, Jahaan Kapoor, Mohit Marwah|
|Paternal Uncles||Sanjay Kapoor, Boney Kapoor|
|Paternal Aunts||Maheep Sandhu, Sridevi|
|Husband / Wife||Anand Ahuja, Entrepreneur|
Sonam Kapoor Relationship / Marital Status & Many More
|Affairs / Boyfriend||Sahir Berry (Entrepreneur, Model)|
Punit Malhotra (Director)
Anand Ahuja (Entrepreneur)
|Husband / Spouse||Anand Ahuja|
|Marriage date||8 May 2018|
|Marriage Place||Rockdale, Bandra, Mumbai|
Sonam Kapoor Physical Stats
|Height||In Centimeter – 165 cm|
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
|Weight||In Kilogram- 54 Kg|
In Pounds – 119lbs
Sonam Kapoor Favourite
|Favourite Actor||Bollywood: Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan|
Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale
|Favourite Actress||Bollywood: Nutan, Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukerji, Madhuri Dixit|
Hollywood: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn
|Favourite Dircetor||Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Steven Spielberg|
|Favourite Restaurant(s)||Dakshinayan in Mumbai, The Leela in Mumbai, 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 Cuisine||South Indian|
|Favourite Food||Pav Bhaji, Cholar Dal, Pork Belly Bun, Dahi Batata Puri, Chocolates|
|Favourite Perfume||Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique|
|Favourite Sport||Basketball, Squash|
|Favourite Destination||Rome, New York, Paris, London|
|Favourite Designer||Anamika Khanna|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Chef||Anthony Bourdain|
|Favourite Books||Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley|
|Favourite Author||Jane Austen, Enid Blyton, Nancy Drew|
|Favourite Musician||A. R. Rahman|
Sonam Kapoor Education
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir , Juhu, Mumbai|
University of Mumbai, Mumbai
University of East London, London
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science|
Sonam Kapoor’s Net Worth
|Net Worth||Rs. 872 Crores ($13 Million)|
|Salary||Rs. 5 Crore/film|
|Car Collection||Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series|
Some Unknown facts about Sonam Kapoor
- Does Sonam Kapoor smoke? No
- Does Sonam Kapoor drink alcohol? Yes
- She vowed not to marry an actor.
- Sonam works as a waitress while studying theatre and arts in Singapore.
- Her hobbies are reading, shopping, writing, laying video games, and collecting paintings.
- Her favorite color is white.
- She has had diabetes since her teenage.
- At the age of 16, she wrote a poem titled Ambition, which she decided to give to her soulmate.
- She loves dancing and has also taken lessons in classical Indian dance and is a trained Kathak, Classical and Latin dancer.
- Before ruling over the limelight of the film industry, she ended up her relationship with her first boyfriend, a Dutch, who had issues with her weight.
- During the filming of Aisha, she had a fight with her co-actor Abhay Deol, after which, they both decided not to work together again in the future.
- She is the maternal cousin and sister of famous Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.
- In 2018, she starred in Sanjay Dutt‘s biopic- Sanju alongside Ranbir Kapoor after a decade.
- She was named ‘fashionista’ or style icon of Bollywood.
- She had a tongue piercing before and had to remove that for her debut role.
- On 8 May 2018, she tied the knot with her longtime lover Anand Ahuja, a famous Indian businessman.
- Sonam hates reality shows.
- Sonam worked as a waitress before entering the film industry.