Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is a famous Bollywood actress. She is a Style Icon and is the daughter of renowned Bollywood Actor Anil Kapoor. She is well-known in the Indian media as an outspoken personality. Forbes Magazine has also featured her in its list of top 100 Celebrities based on income and popularity. Huffington Post has listed her in its list of “100 most influential women on Twitter” in 2015.
Sonam Kapoor Biography & Wiki
Sonam Kapoor’s full name is Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. Her nickname is Sana, Sonz, Giraffe. She was born on 9 June 1985 in Chembur Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to a Punjabi father and Sindhi mother. Hence, her current age is 36 years. Sonam’s Zodiac is Gemini.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height in Centimeters||175 cm|
|Height in Meters||1.75 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5′ 9″|
|Weight in Kilograms||55 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||121 lbs|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sonam Kapoor’s father is actor and superstar Anil Kapoor. Her mother, Sunita Kapoor, is a Costume designer. She has a brother named Harshvardhan Kapoor and a sister named Rhea Kapoor. Sanjay and Boney Kapoor are his paternal uncles, and actor Arjun Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor is his cousin brother. She is the maternal cousin sister to famous Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh
Boys, affairs, spouse name
Sonam had a first relationship with the Entrepreneur and Model Sahir Berry, and then, with the director Punit Malhotra. There was a buzz in media that she had a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor, but both of them decline the same in public.
Sonam Kapoor married entrepreneur Anand Ahuja, on 8 May 2018 in Mumbai. Anand proposed to her in July 2014, which she accepted later.
Education and School, College
Sonam Kapoor Sharma was educated at the Arya Vidya Mandir, Juhu, Mumbai. She was a very good in school. She had received a degree in Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Anushka completed her further education from University of East London, London.
Favourite Things and Hobbies
|Favourite Food(s)||Pav Bhaji, Cholar Dal, Pork Belly Bun, Dahi Batata Puri, Chocolates|
|Favourite Actor(s) Bollywood||Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Actor(s) Hollywood||Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale|
|Favourite Actresses Bollywood||Nutan, Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukerji, Madhuri Dixit|
|Favourite Actresses Hollywood||Maggie Gyllenhaal, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn|
|Favourite Film(s) Bollywood||Devdas, Mr. India, Guide, Kagaaz Ke Phool, Rang De Basanti|
|Favourite Film(s) Hollywood||Titanic, Children of Heaven, City of God|
|Favourite Director(s)||Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Steven Spielberg|
|Favourite Musician||A. R. Rahman|
|Favourite Author(s)||Jane Austen, Enid Blyton, Nancy Drew|
|Favourite Books||Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley|
|Favourite Chef||Anthony Bourdain|
|Favourite Sport(s)||Basketball, Squash|
|Favourite Perfume(s)||Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique|
|Favourite Designer||Anamika Khanna|
|Favourite Restaurant(s)||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 Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Rome, New York, Paris, London|
Sonam Kapoor filmography
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has started her career as an assistant director of famous filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s in 2005 for the film Black. She made her Bollywood debut with a romantic comedy-drama film ” Saawariya,” which was directed by Bhansali. In 2010, she rose to fame with her hit- I Hate Love Story after her two flops in a row. Furthermore, her appearance in the movie Ranjhanna was a turning point in her life.
In 2016, she has highly appreciated her phenomenal performance in the movie Neerja, a biopic on a flight attendant named Neerja Bhanot. She has received various national film awards for her remarkable performance in “Neerja” in 2016.
In 2018, she was starred in Sanjay Dutt‘s biopic- Sanju alongside Ranbir Kapoor after a decade.
Sonam has also appeared in Coldplay’s music video, and she is the only Bollywood actress to appear in Coldplay.
Sona is the brand ambassador of brands like Loreal, Electrolux, Lux, Colgate, Oppo Mobile, Mont Blanc, and Signature.
Salary and Net Worth
Sonam Kapoor’s annual income is ₹15 crores from movies and various brand endorsements. She asked ₹5-7 crore per film. Her total of approximately net worth is ₹872 Crores. As per the Rediff.com report, she received nearly 30 million rupees for endorsing each brand, making her one of the highest-paid celeb endorsers in the country.
|House Address||31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Phone Number||She didn’t like to share her Phone number publicly.|
- She is a philanthropist and supports many charitable organizations. Sonam participated in the IIFA Fashion Show, which helps widows and orphans of Indian Film Industry workers. She also asked her fans to donate the Ogaan Cancer Foundation on her birthday.
- Sonam is the brand ambassador of the Elle Breast Cancer Campaign.
- After the release of her family production film Aisha (2010), her co-actor Abhay Deol publicly expressed his disappointment over the amount of attention given to Sonam rather than other things.
- In 2010, she had a Twitter fight with Columnist Shobhaa De, after Shobhaa’s review about Sonam’s film I Hate Luv Storys (2010) by calling it “I Hate Dumb Stories.” Further went on to call her ‘a lassie who lacks oomph,’ after which Sonam replied her back with a chain of tweets.
- After she chooses as the brand ambassador for one of the products of L’Oreal, she was excited to walk on the red carpet at Cannes with Aishwarya Bachchan, but Aishwarya refused to walk with her. After this incident, she said, “Ash has worked with my dad, so I have to call her aunty.”
- In an interview with film critic Anupama Chopra at the Cannes, when she asked about Katrina Kaif, she considered Katrina’s success to “a certain kind of shamelessness” in doing “over the top films.”
Facts about Sonam Kapoor
- Despite belonging to a well-civilized family, Sonam has led a healthy life and has also worked as a waitress to make out her pocket money while studying in Singapore.
- She loves dancing and has also taken lessons in classical Indian dance and is a trained Kathak, Classical and Latin dancer.
- Since her teenage, she has had diabetes and has to follow a strict diet routine and a daily insulin injection to stay healthy.
- At the age of 16, she wrote a poem titled Ambition, which she decided to give to her soulmate.
- Earlier, her weight was around 90 kg, but later she lost about 30 kg of weight for her debut film Saawariya (2007), opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
- After her debut, she bought a designer bag for herself from Selfridges, London, as she has never taken any designer items from her parents.
- 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.
- She vowed not to marry an actor.
- She has maintained the right social circle in the glamour industry, and her close friends include Dhanush, Imran Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Asin, Kareena Kapoor, and Shehla Khan (Fashion Designer).
- Sonam is considered the Fashionista or style-icon of Bollywood due to her updated sense of styling.
- She had a tongue piercing before and had to remove that for her debut role.
- She used to have Acrophobia (fear of height), and she conquered her fear by doing skydiving in New Zealand.