Sonam Kapoor Awarded in the Best Actress Category at Masala Awards 2016

Sonam Kapoor has been criticised several times for not coming out with flying colours with her acting skills and has been suggested to become a fashionista rather. But the 31 years old actress stunned everyone with her breathtaking acting prowess in Neerja. And now Sonam has bagged the Best Actress Award at the Masala Awards 2016 in Dubai for her tremendous way establishing the exact requirement of the scenarios in Neerja. Sonam depicted the powerful character of late Neerja Bhanot in the biographical thriller movie directed by Ram Madhvani and has acquired immense recognition for portraying the role.

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Sonam Kapoor awarded as the Best Actress at Masala Awards 2016

Therefore, she proved all her criticisers that apart from having a good dressing sense she also has impeccable acting skills. Nevertheless, Sonam expressed her joy of achieving the award by thanking Ram Madhvani through a tweet.

However, Neerja also starred Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tiku, Shekhar Ravijani, Kavi Sashtri and Sadh Orhan in the key roles.

Apart from Neerja, Sonam was also praised for portraying the character of Zoya Haider in Anand L. Rai’s Raanjhanaa for which she won the Filmfare Award. Even Dolly ki Doli and Khoobsurat fetched her quite a lot of positive responses from the audiences. Nevertheless, Sonam is very much involved in social works as well, she is often seen supporting the LGBT rights and raising awareness for breast cancer.

Sonam’s outspoken nature has also fetched her a lot of recognition, her open letter regarding body shaming took the internet by storm and inspired millions of girls. She is also an avid vegan and has been crowned as the hottest vegetarian by PETA.

Therefore, Sonam Kapoor is expected to inspire us through her future endeavours.

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