It's Sonam Kapoor's birthday today, the most stylish actress who changed the face of fashion in the Bollywood industry. She turns 29 today and so we have put together 29 interesting facts about the actress. Sonam within a very short time became the face of Loreal and has been representing the brand on the world scale every year in Cannes Film Festival.
While the actresses who have got the opportunity to walk the red
carpet have been scrutinized over their fashion sense, Sonam is
pretty much the only one who has been appreciated for her sense of
style in Cannes. Not just there, the actress has been lauded for
her dressing sense pretty much all the time. Anything she wears is
becoming a trend; the actress is definitely the trendsetter in
Bollywood when it comes to fashion.
Sonam Kapoor is a brilliant actress as well who aims to get into
charity work in the future. Being the daughter of brilliant actor
Anil Kapoor, Sonam is blessed with good acting genes as well. Not
all her movies have done well, but the actress's performance has
always been lauded. And thanks to her talent, a number of big
projects are lined up for her like Dolly Ki Doli, Raees, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Badmash
Launde and Mohit Suri's next.
So this birthday, we are going to recollect what Sonam is best
known for, her fashion sense and her magnificent stylish avatars,
her mvoies and everything we need to know about this actress. Let's
check out her best looks and some interesting facts about Sonam
B'day Spl: 29 Interesting Facts About Hot Sonam Kapoor:
Kapoor has featured on the covers of many Indian editions to
international magazines such as Vogue, FHM, Maxim, GQ, NOTCH,
Grazia, Verve, Elle, Femina and Harper's Bazaar.
She was born on June 9th, 1985. She turns 29 years old
Sonam will be doing her second movie with Salman Khan, Prem
Ratan Dhan Payo. She made her debut in Bollywood with Salman Khan
making a guest appearance in that movie.
Kapoor has also stated that her closest friends in the industry
are actors Kareena Kapoor, Asin Thottumkal, Jacqueline Fernandez,
Imran Khan and Dhanush, and fashion designer Shehla Khan.
The actress, who shot major portions of the film in Varanasi has
developed a very strong fan base in that belt and has become more
Sonam Kapoor has been roped in by Arbaaz Khan to play Dolly in
his upcoming film 'Dolly Ki Doli' to be directed by debutant
Arbaaz has signed two young actors - Pulkit Samrat of 'Fukrey'
fame and Rajkummar Rao of 'Kai Po Che' fame to play the male leads
She has been honored with NDTV Brand Ambassador of the Year,
Hello! Hall of Fame Awards's Face of the Year, Cosmopolitan Awards
Fun Fearless Female Best Dressed, Hindustan Times' Style Icon
(Reader's Choice),GQ Woman of the Year and Vogue Beauty Awards'
Beauty of the Year
Sonam Kapoor's doting dad, actor Anil Kapoor, has often openly
admired his daughter's acting skills. Now the 57-year-old wants to
share the screen space with Sonam.
Ani Kapoor, "We keep getting a lot of offers but nothing great
has come our way. We really want to work together in a film but I
don't want to play her dad... I mean, won't that be really
boring?". Anik Kapoor doesn't want to play Sonam's father on
Sonam said that people believe "If you're not good looking, they
think you're a good actor".
Praising herself she said "I am considered as an icon in my
20s". Sonam not only praised herself but even added that "people
are considered icons in their 40s or when they die" and its amazing
what she has achieved till now.
She said "rubbish reality shows are doing well". She feels
reality shows are rubbish.
Sonam revealed on a television show that she wants to enter
Sonam Kapoor said her father Anil Kapoor is the "coolest dad
ever". She also said that he doesn't remember any boyfriends'
Kapoor began a career in film by assisting director Sanjay Leela
Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black.
Though unsuccessful at the box office, Kapoor's performance
earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut
In 2013, after a relatively low phase, Kapoor established
herself as a leading contemporary actress of Hindi cinema with
roles in the romantic drama Raanjhanaa and the biographical sports
film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
Alongside her acting career, Kapoor supports numerous charities
and causes, is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and
products, is regarded as one of the best dressed celebrities in
While Kapoor's off-screen life is the subject of fervent tabloid
reporting in India, she has also garnered international recognition
as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand, Loreal.
She is also the first cousin of actor, Arjun Kapoor, Mohit
Marwah and cousin of actor Ranveer Singh on her mother's
She studied theatre and arts in Singapore for 2 years.
She speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Marathi.
She is a well trained classical dancer.
She was obese as a child, before making her acting debut, on
Bhansali's request, Kapoor lost approx. 35 kg in order to appear
Kapoor made her fourth appearance at the Cannes Film Festival in
May 2014, representing not only L'Oréal, but also some Indian
Kapoor says she only endorses in the brands she believes in.
Kapoor has endorsed brands such as Electrolux, Spice Mobile, Cera,
Lux, Colgate Visible White, Signature, Loreal and Mont
Kapoor also tops in best-dressed lists, and constantly attracts
media attention for what she wears at events and film
Apart from being considered as a "fashionista", she has also
been tagged as a "youth icon" by the India media.