They say diamonds are a girl's
best friend and the adage holds true for Bollywood actress and
fashionista Sonam Kapoor who spends a huge amount of her
income on real jewellery.
Sonam, 27, who is the brand ambassador of Gems and
Jewellery Export Promotion Council, says she loves antique
neck-pieces and never thinks twice before buying a new one.
"I never invest in property, rather I spend a huge amount
of my income on diamonds. I feel they are one's assets. I love
antique jewellery and in my films also you will see I wear a
lot of them. I don't buy junk jewellery," said Sonam, who was
in the Capital to announce the first edition of Ind
Jewellery Fair (IGJF) here starting from April 6.
Clad in a beige saree and a diamond necklace, Sonam also
expressed her displeasure over the 12.36 per cent service tax
levied on actors.
"We are being bullied by the Government. They are taking
an extra amount of tax from us but I don't know where they are
using it. I would love to give my money to a charity rather
than this Government," she added.
The actress will be seen in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag next
opposite Farhan Akhtar. She is also shooting for three films -
Ranjhanaa, an untitled Yash Raj Film and the remake of