Remember when the definition of sultry sexiness was an Italian actress like Gina Lollobrigida or Sophia Loren? For the past few years, it has been clear that the new sultry is coming from India, which has an incredible number of raven-haired beauties that can also act (and sometimes sing and dance).
There’s not much news today, so allow us the indulge ourselves with some incredible shots from the very lovely Sonam Kapoor, shot by GQ magazine in Cannes. Kapoor has starred in films such as “Delhi 6”, “Aisha” and “Mausam”.
The digital version of GQ India can be downloaded here.
Sonam Kapoor’s career
After showing interest in the film industry, Kapoor worked as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She made her debut as an actress in ‘Saawariya’ in the year 2007. Unfortunately, it failed miserably.
She then appeared alongside Imran Khan in the romantic comedy movie ‘I hate Love Stories’, which was released in 2010. it became her first commercial success. Some critics have termed her role in the movie as her best work to date. Similarly, Sonam has played in several other movies like Aisha, Thank you, Mausam, Players, Bombay Talkies. The films did fairly okay at the box office.
Sonam’s big break
Sonam’s acting career reached new heights with the 2013 movie ‘Raanjhanaa’. Directed by Anand L. Rai she appeared in the character of Zoya Haider, a Muslim student who joins politics after her Sikh lover gets murdered. The movie went on to became one of Sonam’s highest-grossing movies, making some $14 million at the box office. She received huge praise from both fans and critics for her role.
Following this success, she appeared in films such as BhaagMilkha Bhaag, Bewakoofiyan, Khobsurat, and Dolly ki Dolly. Kapoor is generally appreciated for her versatility and talent.