Instead, the actress - who is the brand ambassador of ELLE Breast Cancer Campaign - wants her friends and fans to donate towards the Ogaan Cancer Foundation.
"2 all my friends who wnt 2 gift me on my bday on 9th june pls do so by donating 2 my cause!," she tweeted.
Sonam recently lost her aunt Mona Kapoor to cancer. "It is my privilege to play a part in spreading breast cancer awareness. Everyone seems to know someone with breast cancer - I lost an aunt to it.
"Therefore this year on my birthday I urge friends, family and fans who wish to gift me, to do so by donating to this cause."