Sonam Kapoor (pronounced born 9 June 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in films. Kapoor is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry and is the recipient of several awards, including a and a . Starting in 2012, she appeared in ‘s based on her income and popularity.
The daughter of actor Anil kapoor studied theatre and arts at the in Singapore. She was an assistant director to on the 2005 film. Kapoor made her acting debut in Bhansali’s romantic drama (2007), for which she was nominated for a She had her first commercial success three years later in the romantic comedy (2010).
After a series of commercial failures, th (2013) marked a turning point in her career, earning her several Best Actress nominations. She then featured in the 2014 romantic comedy and the 2015 comedy drama both of which earned her nominations. Kapoor played a princess in the melodrama (2015), one of the . She received for portraying the much praised in the biographical thriller (2016), one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films featuring a female protagonist.
She supports various charities and causes, such as raising awareness of and She is known in the media for her outspoken personality, is frequently credited as one of Bollywood’s most fashionable celebrities, and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.