Sonam Kapoor isn't just an actor with great fashion sense. Here are some interesting and unknown facts about the 31 year old diva that'll make you realise, she's just like 'us'...

#1. Even though she's a star kid, Sonam had her own share of struggles with pocket money. The actor had ZERO inhibitions and worked as a waitress for some time to supplement her monthly income.

#2. Sonam's a style icon, and it's a no brainer that she keeps herself updated about the latest trends in fashion industry. But not everyone knows that Sonam is a voracious reader, and pretty aware about current affairs and national politics. 

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#3. Sonam started her Bollywood career as an Assistant Director in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Black. In fact, the director convinced her for 1.5 years (can you beat that!) to debut as an actor in the industry.

#4. Before facing the camera for her first film Saawariya, Sonam lost around 30 kilos to get that hot bod she has today. Whoa!

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#5. We all know Arjun Kapoor is her first cousin and the duo is pretty close to each other. But did you know, Ranveer Singh is also her cousin, from her mother's side. 

#6. Sonam's very particular about perfumes, and her favourite fragrances include Chanel No. 5Jean Paul Gaultier Classique and ​Michael by Michael Kors. 

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