Sonam Kapoor is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.The daughter of actor Anil, Kapoor began her career in film by assisting the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on his 2005 drama film Black.
Kapoor made her acting debut in 2007 with Bhansali's romantic drama Saawariya opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Though unsuccessful at the box office, Kapoor's performance earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. She then featured in the political drama Delhi-6, and had her first commercial success with the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys. Kapoor garnered praise and earned several Best Actress nominations for portraying a leading role in the romantic drama Raanjhanaa. She also featured briefly in the highly successful biographical sports film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and played a leading role in the romantic comedy Khoobsurat.
Alongside her acting career, Kapoor is a celebrity endorser for several brands and products. She is particularly known in the media for her outspoken personality, and is cited as one of the most fashionable Indian celebrities.