Sonam Kapoor was born on June 9, 1985 in Chembur, Bombay, India in the Kapoor family, which consists of Punjabi-speaking dad, Anil, Sindhi-speaking mom, Sunita (nee Bhambhani), sister, Rhea and brother, Harshwardhana. She is the niece of film-maker Boney Kapoor, and actor, Sanjay Kapoor. The family has good connections within the Indian movie industry commonly known as Bollywood. Boney’s wife is noted yesteryear film actress Sridevi. Her cousin, Arjun, Boney’s son is an up and coming movie director. She completed her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai. Then She studied at the United World College of South East Asia to do her International Baccalaureate. Kapoor later graduated from the Bombay University with Political Science and Economics as her majors. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Punjabi. She has received training in classical and Latin dance forms.
Before starting her career off as an actress, Kapoor worked as an assistant under Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and assisted him during the making of his film, Black (2005). She made her acting debut alongside newcomer Ranbir Kapoor in Bhansali’s Saawariya (2007), which failed to do well at the box office. But she got good marks form critics on her performance . then she got offer in
2009, in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Delhi-6 opposite Abhishek Bachchan. But The film received mix reviews by the critics but her performance was highly praised. As now she more concentrating on her up coming projects.
Gossips :
She is a very pretty young actress in bollywood . she said that She was considerably overweight, but when she decided to act, she shed those extra pounds, took good care of her skin and eyebrows, also took dance lessons, as well as acting and diction classes. Her mom, who came from a business family, did not initially approve of her taking to acting and preferred that she get a college education, and then eventually marry and settle down. When her first film she moved very closed with ranbir at some situations these two acts as couples. But these relation was failed when deepika came to party in bollywood . she also maintain close relation with abhishek while she doing in delhi – 6 movie. Aish was also jealous about on sonam kapoor beauty. Her Favorite movies are all of Satyajit Ray’s films (especially Pather Panchali (1955)), all of Raj Kapoor movies, Guide (1965), Mr India (1987), Devdas (2002/I), Black (2005), Saawariya (2007), Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet (1968/I), Titanic (1997), Bandini (1963), All of Steven Spielberg’s movies (especially Schindler’s List (1993)), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988). She likes all love stories.
Sonam kapoor like reading books her Favorite books are Milan Kundera’s Unbearable Lightness of Being, Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, The Mahabharata because she finds it so positive and gives her hope all the time, ‘Patrick Suskind”s Perfume, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s books including Mistress of Spices, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, and books by all the Bronte sisters.Favorite brands are Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Dior. She Enjoys reading, shopping, writing, playing squash and basketball, video games and painting.

Awards and nominations:
Filmfare Awards

2008: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award; Saawariya .
2008: Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award; Saawariya.

Star Screen Awards

2008: Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female; Saawariya.
2008: Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 along with Ranbir Kapoor; Saawariya .

Zee Cine Awards

2008: Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut; Saawariya .

Stardust Awards winner.
2008: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow – Female; Saawariya .

2007 Saawariya – Sakina .
2009 Delhi-6 – Bittu Sharma .
Aisha Aisha – yet to be Announced .Come On Pappu – yet to be Announced .

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