Sonam Kapoor is an upcoming Indian film actress.
She is the daughter of Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor. Her Uncles are famous producer Boney Kapoor and actor Sanjay Kapoor.
She will make her debut with Rishi Kapoor's son Ranbir Kapoor under Sanjay Leela Bhansali.The film is titled Saawariya and is due for release in November 2007.
She also assisted Bhansali in the making of "Black".
It was durng the shooting of " Black" that Sanjay gave Sonam the script of "Saawariya" .This took Sonam completely by surprise as she didn?t think she would fit the role of the heroine as she was overweight. Sonam weighed 90 kilos approximately when she was finalised as the heroine of "Saawariya".She gained all those extra pounds when studying abroad. Sonam is known to have a huge appetite. But when she came to know that she was going to make her debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Saawariya" she decided to shed off her extra fat.Sonam along with her mom Sunita Kapoor, who is a fitness freak, worked towards a single goal, to knock down all those pounds and to get a toned body.She worked hard on her body and lost almost 30 kilos for her role in Saawariya. .