Sonam Kapoor launches her own app; first for an Indian celeb

Bollywood actress and fashion icon Sonam Kapoor has become the first Indian celebrity to launch her own app. The app will give her fans direct access to her life and is an attempt on her part to establish a deeper bond with her fans and well wishers.

The ‘Neerja’ actress actress took to Twitter to make the announcement and share the app. “Sharing #SonamSurprise with you! It's my all new exclusive app! …… So join my tribe and always be the first to know!!” Sonam wrote late last night.

The app is available for download from Friday, April 29. “See all my new and exclusive images ONLY on my app! Download it here  and join my tribe!” she tweeted.

The app comes with various features like live streaming, exclusive content, fan chats, competitions, app merchandise, messaging and social media aggregation. It has tabs like 'My Tribe', 'My Life' and 'Sonam Live,' where the actress will be interacting with fans, answer questions in a live chat and also give fashion tips to her followers.

Excited about this new venture, Sonam said that now she can be in touch with her fans even during her busy shoot schedules. The app has been launched in association with Disciple Media.

In the West, celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift have launched similar apps.