Sonam Kapoor is an Indian actress, who appears in Bollywood films. Born to Indian film actor Anil Kapoor, she has established a successful career in Hindi language films, and is cited in the media as one of the most popular and fashionable Indian celebrities.
Kapoor made her acting debut in 2007 in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya opposite Ranbir Kapoor and subsequently featured in the offbeat drama Delhi-6. She earned her first commercial success with the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys, and followed with films such as Aisha, and Mausam. Whilst the former brought her acknowledgment as a fashionista and praise for her unique sense of style; the latter earned her recognition for her performance.
In 2013, Kapoor established herself as a leading contemporary actress of Hindi cinema with her role in the commercially successful romantic drama Raanjhanaa, which earned her critical appreciation. She followed it with the critically acclaimed biographical sports film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which also emerged as Kapoor's biggest financial success to date.
Alongside her acting career, Kapoor participates in stage shows for award functions, and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. Kapoor garnered international recognition as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand L'Oréal. She has also received acclaim for her photoshoots and her unique sense of style.