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Sonam 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 and majored in Theater Arts and Chinese History from United World College of East Asia. She then also majored in Political Science and Economics from Bombay University. 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.
She assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali during the filming of `Black` and often went to Mumbai`s notorious Chor Bazar near Grant Road Railway Station to shop for props. She has made her first appearance in Bollywood with `Saanwariya` opposite another débutante, Ranbir Kapoor, the son of Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor. A person of varied interests she loves to read, write, paint, go shopping, and play video games, basket-ball and squash. She is proficient in Sindhi, Hindi, English and Punjabi.
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Arya Vidya Mandir school, United World College of South East Asia
Bombay University, University of East London
Full Name at Birth
Sonam Anil Kapoor
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Rhea kapoor (younger sister)
Surinder Kapoor (grandfather), Boney Kapoor (Uncle), Sanjay Kapoor (Uncle)
Imran Khan, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Punit Malhotra
Anil Kapoor (actor), Sridevi, Rani Mukherjee (actress)
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Virasat, Lamhe, Pukar
Emma (Jane Austen)
Shahid Kapoor (actor)
Hobbies: Reading, shopping, writing, playing squash and basketball, video games and painting
Sanjay Leela Bhansali (director)
Sonam Kapoor (born 9 June 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. The daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, she has established a successful career in Bollywood films, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular, attractive and most fashionable Indian celebrities.
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