Birthday Special: 5 movies of Sonam Kapoor you shouldn’t miss
On Sonam Kapoor's 36th birthday, here are 5 movies of the actress that are unmissable.
Sonam Kapoor is known for her versatile roles in various films. Apart from being a fashionista, the actress has portrayed some strong female characters on screen and created a niche for herself. Sonam, the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, began her career as an assistant director on filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’. She later made her acting debut in Bhansali’s romantic drama ‘Saawariya.’
Kapoor has received a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award, and from 2012–2016, she appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list based on her income and popularity. Known in the media for her outspoken personality, she is frequently credited as one of India’s most trendy celebrities. On Sonam’s 36th birthday today, here a look at some of her significant films that you should watch on her special day.
Sonam Kapoor movies:
‘Raanjhana’ revolves around a one-sided love story between Kundan (Dhanush) and Zoya (Sonam Kapoor). Kundan has always been obsessed with Zoya and is upset when she wants to marry Akram (Abhay Deol). Kundan makes it his mission to win her heart.
Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos
‘Neerja’ is based on a real-life event: Libyan-backed Abu Nidal Organization’s hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan, on 5 September 1986. The film is shown from the point of view of the flight’s head purser, Neerja Bhanot, who thwarted the hijack attempt by alerting the pilots, thus grounding the plane. Sonam Kapoor plays the title character.
Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar
Veere Di Wedding
In ‘Veere Di Wedding,’ Sonam Kapoor plays the role of Avni Sharma, a lawyer, who is keen on getting married, can’t find a groom despite some desperate efforts by her single mother.
Where to watch: Zee5
‘Padman’ is inspired by the life of social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu. Sonam Kapoor plays the role of Pari Walia, a modern, educated woman from the city.
Where to watch: Netflix
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’ is a story inspired by the 1919 novel A Damsel in Distress by P. G. Wodehouse. The film tells the story of Sweety Chaudhary (Sonam Kapoor), a closeted lesbian, and her attempts to come out to her conservative and traditional Punjabi family
Where to watch: Netflix
Wishing Sonam Kapoor, a very happy birthday!