In 2008, the hot bollywood actress was nominated for the Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award.
Sonam Kapoor was nominated in 2008 for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for the movie Saawariya.
In 2009, Sonam Kapoor appeared in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi-6 opposite Abhishek Bachchan. The film received mixed reviews by the critics, but her performance was highly praised. Critic Rajeev Masand commented, "Sonam Kapoor is the revelation in Delhi 6. She's a firecracker performer, instinctive and uninhibited in what isn't even a conventional female lead".