After winning accolades for her performance in Neerja (2016's most profitable film) & Padman , Sonam K Ahuja was later part of Veere Di Wedding that went on to achieve a blockbuster status.
The star has caught everyone's attention not only with her impressive performances but also with her brave choices of films that have ushered change while doing well at the box office.
As Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga releases nationwide today, several from the industry too have stood up in support of the actress.
Says Shabana Azmi , " Sonam, who’s like my own daughter, has constantly sought out roles that challenge the status quo".
Onir says, "“I think it’s wonderful that’s someone like Sonam who comes from Mainstream cinema space is doing a lesbian character. Sonam has always been forthright in supporting the LGBTQ movement.Hope mainstream actors are inspired by her. "
Says Manisha Koirala , " What fabulous work by Sonam Kapoor. "
Rakul Preet Singh says, "A difficult subject handled so beautifully.laughed and cried while watching it.Kudos to the entire team for telling a story so important.
Sonam Kapoor you are a rockstar. "
Adds writer -director Nupur Asthana, "Sonam Kapoor makes one of her bravest choices by headlining the sweet and emotional #ekladkikodekhatoaisalaga Kudos and hats off.”
Janhvi Kapoor says, “Congratulations Sonam Kapoor on such a sweet and important film”.
Says filmmaker Faraz Ansari , "Congrats Sonam Kapoor. Trendsetter & trailblazer".
Says Stree creator Krishna DK , " Go watch #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga today! It’s a simple, sweet film with an important message... a long overdue message! And needless to say, the performances are all on the dot! "
Big love to the team of #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisa !! Looks like such a beautiful and heartfelt film.....more power for pushing cinema boundaries ..... @sonamakapoor @AnilKapoor @RajkummarRao @foxstarhindi #ShellyChopraDhar ❤️❤️❤️— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 31, 2019
Says Karan Johar, "Big love to the team of #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisa !! Looks like such a beautiful and heartfelt film.....more power for pushing cinema boundaries."
Saw #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga last night.. such a difficult subject handled with so much dignity n restraint..wishing All the very best to its cast n crew!! Its an important film first of its kind.. pic.twitter.com/z79jVtn3qe— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) February 1, 2019
Says Farah Khan, "Love you Sonam ...so simple and subtle".
Still thinking about this beautiful film, #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga - hats off to this woman! @sonamakapoor take a bow for making this film, deals with an important subject so wonderfully. pic.twitter.com/JWCnUffUmX— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 31, 2019
Says Akshay Kumar, "Still thinking about this beautiful film, #EkLadkiKoDekhaTohAisaLaga - hats off to this woman! Sonam Kapoor take a bow for making this film, deals with an important subject so wonderfully.