Sonam Kapoor is the daughter of Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor and niece of producer Boney Kapoor, actor Sanjay Kapoor and Sandeep Marwah. She is the eldest of three children; the others are sister Rhea and brother Harshvardhan.
Kapoor studied at University of East London and then enrolled in the United World College of South East Asia to do her International Baccalaureate. She later graduated from the University of Mumbai 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. She is really sexy to many people and currently has a fight with another new commer Dipika. They both came into the Flim Industry at the same time and are trying there best to prove who is the best one.
Looks are deceiving and Sonam is no exception!The very feminine, gorgeous and coy looking Sonam Kapoor is actually pretty bindaas in real life. Not only does the girl love to play all those video games, but she is also a total speed junkie who likes to dance and party as well! After seeing her in all those desi avatars, be it Saawariya, or Delhi 6, not many will know that there's a hep side to this girl. But Sonam has no complaints. She's quite .happy doing good roles!...
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 debut alongside newcomer Ranbir Kapoor in Bhansali's Saawariya (2007), which failed to do well at the box office.Her performance was opened to good response by most critics.As of August 2008, Kapoor has completed filming for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi-6, which will release on February 20, 2009.
Awards and nominations
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
2008: Stardust Superstar of Tomorrow - Female; Saawariya