Sonam Kapoor, now Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, began her journey in Hindi Cinema as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Black, in 2005. Two years later, the same director gave her a grand launch in Saawariya, also launching Rishi Kapoor’s son, Ranbir Kapoor. The film mostly met with a dismissive response, both from the critics as well as audiences, but the new leads somehow left an undeniable impression.
Despite the constant commercial and critical failure, excluding Delhi-6, which gave her quite impressive ratings, Sonam continued her journey at the movies with expected speed-bumps and screeching halts. As the actor celebrates her birthday today, let’s figure out what makes the actress stand-out and survive in the industry:-
1.Honest to the T
Bollywood is a place where there’s no lack of hoaxed compliments and back-bitching. Sonam believes in neither. Don’t believe us? Revisit or visit her episodes of Koffee With Karan, both with Deepika Padukone and Anil Kapoor, where she made some really inflammatory statements that nobody from Tinsel Town could have taken with a pinch of salt.
2. First Class in Fashion
She hasn’t been rechristened as a fashionista for any reason by the fashion police. Always managing to ace and amp up her style and glamour quotient, have a look at some occasions when she dropped quite a few jaws:-
3. A Fine Actor
For anybody who’s recognized as a fashion icon, it can be tough for them to make people peep into the other side of their persona. The same holds true for the actor. But after films like Raanjhanaa, Khoobsurat, Neerja and the recent Veere Di Wedding, naysayers are fewer and fans are more.
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