Born into an old and influential film family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on June 25, 1975 to Randhir Kapoor, an actor popular during the 1970s and 80s, and actress Babita. Her sister is actress Kareena Kapoor. She studied at the Cathedral and John Connon, Her grandfather was Raj Kapoor; her great grandfather was Prithviraj Kapoor,Rishi Kapoor is one of her uncles. Her sister, Kareena Kapoor, is also an actress. Other living relatives include maternal aunt Sadhana, and cousins Ranbir Kapoor.