Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Sonam Kapoor. On her 31st birthday, we bring to you some of the unknown facts about the Bollywood beauty.
1. Started her career as an assistant director :
The fact that not all of us know, she was an assistant director before she came to be known as a Bollywood actress. In the year 2005, she started her career as an Assistant Director. She has assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his movie Black.
2. Sanjay Leela Bhansali tried his best to convince Sonam Kapoor to act in movies :
It is said that Bhansali took almost 1.5 years to convince her to act. When she started as an Assistant Director, she was not a fashionista, whereas she was a plump kid and refused to act. She did not even consider herself beautiful and it took a long time for him to convince her.
4. Losing weight :
We all know that her debut movie is Saawariya. But we do not know that she lost 35kgs for that movie. After agreeing to Bhansali, she focused on losing weight and the movie was released in the year 2007.
4. Her first job?
Her first job was a waitress. Though she was a star kid, but there was a time when she was broke. And to support herself, she worked as a waitress.
5. Because of weight issues, she dumped her boyfriend :
Her boyfriend seems to have made some blatant comments on her weight, as a result of which, she dumped him. This happened before she even started to act.
6. Marriage :
She took a vow according to which she will not marry an actor. This is because she knows that people from the same industry do not get much time to spend time with each other.
7. Loves to read :
She is an avid reader and because of this reason we get to see her a lot in book events. She has been into this since childhood and her favourite authors were Enid Blyton and Nancy Drew.