Sonam Kapoor is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood films. Sonam was born on 9th June 1985. Sonam is the daughter of Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor. Sonam is granddaughter of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. She is the niece of producer Boney Kapoor, actress Sridevi, actor Sanjay Kapoor and producer Sandeep Marwah. Sonam is the eldest of three children; the others are sister Rhea Kapoor and brother Harshvardhan. Sonam went to school in Mumbai at the Arya Vidya Mandir School in Juhu. Sonam then enrolled in the United World College of South East Asia to do her International Baccalaureate.
Sonam speaks English, Hindi and Punjabi. Sonam is a trained dancer. Before starting her career off as an actress, Sonam worked as an assistant under Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 2004, and assisted him during the making of his film, Black. Sonam Kapoor made her acting debut alongside newcomer, Ranbir Kapoor in Bhansali's Saawariya (2007). n 2009, Sonam appeared in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi-6, opposite Abhishek Bachchan. In 2010, she appeared in Punit Malhotra's I Hate Luv Storys opposite Imran Khan. Sonam also appeared in the romantic comedy, Aisha, opposite Abhay Deol. In 2011, Sonam Kapoor is scheduled to appear in ‘Players’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan.
Sonam is a trained classical Indian and Latino dancer. Her Favorite Hollywood Movie is Titanic. Her Favorite Actor is Anil Kapoor. Her Favorite Actress is Rani Mukherjee. Her Hobbies are Reading, shopping, writing, playing squash and basketball, video games and painting.