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10 Years Of Sonam Kapoor: 5 Iconic Roles That Defined Her Career

Ever since her debut with Saawariya way back in 2007, Sonam has come such a long way! Ten years later, she is now fondly known as Bollywood’s fashionista and also has a National Film Award under her belt, proving all her naysayers and haters wrong. Here are 5 roles played by her that shaped her career and helped her become what she is today.

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Sonam delivered the memorable role of Rajkumari Maithili Devi and wowed us with her incredible dance moves and her chemistry with Salman Khan. Her beautiful outfits definitely made her look like royalty!


In her second Bollywood movie opposite Abhishek Bachchan, she played the role of Bittu Sharma, who was Om Puri’s character Madangopal’s daughter. The movie was an absolute hit and she received several award nominations for Best Newcomer and Superstar For Tomorrow.

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Playing the role of Simran, Sonam showed us that true love exists and that kept us going! Unlike the movie title, she definitely made us believe more in love stories.


Playing the role of Zoya, she showed us a role that is unlike any of her previous ones. Although the movie was sad and her role was more on the serious side, she showed us her incredible acting chops!

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Her most recognised role to date is playing the role of airhostess Neerja Bhanot in the biopic Neerja. The movie received a lot of accolades and skyrocketed Sonam’s career, resulting in her winning several awards for justifying her role.

Which one is your favourite? Let us know!

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