Sonam Kapoor was born on 9th June 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.She is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood films.She is the elder daughter of Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor, and the granddaughter of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor.
She worked as an assistant under Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 2004, and assisted him during the making of his film, Black which was released in early 2005. She made her acting debut alongside newcomer, Ranbir Kapoor in Bhansali's Saawariya (2007), which failed to do well at the box office.
Her appeared in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi-6, opposite Abhishek Bachchan. The film flopped at the box office and received mixed reviews by the critics, but her performance was highly praised. Critic Rajeev Masand commented, "Sonam Kapoor is the revelation in Delhi 6.
Taran Adarsh, of Bollywood Hungama, stated that, "She looks glamorous at times, but there are times when her pale looks are hard to ignore". Next, she made her first appearance at the 64th Cannes Film Festival representing L'Oréal, the brand she endorses in India.