|Real Name||Sonam Kapoor|
|Nickname||Sana, Sonz, Giraffe|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9½”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||9 June 1985|
|Age (as in 2017)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir , Juhu, Mumbai|
|College||University of Mumbai, Mumbai
University of East London, London
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science|
|Debut||Film Debut: Saawariya (2007)
|Family||Father– Anil Kapoor (Actor)
Mother– Sunita Kapoor
Sister– Rhea Kapoor (Younger, Producer)
Brother– Harshvardhan Kapoor (Younger, Actor)
|Address||31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai
|Hobbies||Reading, shopping, playing video games, writing, collecting paintings|
|Controversies||• After the release of her family production film Aisha (2010), her co-actor Abhay Deol publically 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 ‘ and further went on to call her ‘a lassie who lacks oomph’, after which Sonam replied her back with chain of tweets.
• After she was chosen as the brand ambassador for one of the products of L’Oreal, she was excited to walk on the red carpet at Cannes with the 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 was asked about Katrina Kaif, she considered
Katrina’s success to “a certain kind of shamelessness” in doing “over the top films.”
|Favourite Food||Pav Bhaji, Tandoor Crab, Chicken with Ginger and Potatoes, Mustard Fish, Cholar Dal, Pork Belly Bun, Dahi Batata Puri, Chocolates|
|Favourite Actor||Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale|
|Favourite Actress||Nutan, Waheeda Rehman, Meena Kumari, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukherji, Madhuri Dixit, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Monica Belluci, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn|
|Favourite Film||Bollywood: Devdas, Mr. India, Guide, Kagaaz Ke Phool, Rang De Basanti
Hollywood: Titanic, Children of Heaven, City of God
|Favourite Directors||Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Imtiaz Ali, Satyajit Ray, Raj Kapoor, Steven Spielberg|
|Favourite Musician||A. R. Rahman|
|Favourite Authors||Jane Austen,|
|Favourite Books||Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Emma by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley,|
|Favourite Chef||Anthony Bourdain|
|Favourite Sport||Basketball, Squash|
|Favourite Perfume||Michael by Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier Classique|
|Favourite Fashion Designer||Anamika Khanna|
|Favourite Fashion Brand||Dolce & Gabbana|
|Favourite Quote||“Incognito Ergo Sum” (I think therefore I am)
“A Man without a purpose is the most depraved of human beings” – Ayn Rand
|Favourite Restaurant||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 Destination||Rome, New York, Paris, London|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sahir Berry (Entrepreneur, Model)
Punit Malhotra (Director)
Anand Ahuja (Entrepreneur)
|Car Collection||Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series
|Salary||2-3 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonam Kapoor
- Does Sonam Kapoor smoke? No
- Does Sonam Kapoor drink alcohol? Yes
- Sonam was born to a Punjabi father and a Sindhi mother.
- She worked as a waitress while she was studying theatre and arts in Singapore.
- Her first boyfriend was a Dutch guy.
- She worked as an assistant director for the film Black (2005) that was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
- Due to her overweight, she wasn’t interested in acting, but after a year and a half of attempt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali to convinced her to make her Bollywood debut.
- Earlier, her weight was around 90 kg, but later she lost around 30 kg of weight for her debut film Saawariya (2007), opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
- She is trained Kathak, classical music, and Latin dancer.
- She is a diabetic from her teenage days and has to take insulin injection every day.
- She is considered as a “fashionista” or style icon of Bollywood due to her sense of style.
- Her close friends in the glamour industry include Dhanush, Imran Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Asin, Kareena Kapoor, Shehla Khan (fashion designer).
- If not an actress, she would have been a writer.
- She has 2 tattoos and even had a tongue piercing.
- She said that she’d never marry an actor.
- She is a Spa addict.
- She has 75+ relatives.
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