Born in Delhi on 3 February 1964 Mona Shourie Kapoor was wife of Bollywood film producer, Boney Kapoor. A lady of caliber she was CEO of Future Studios. Mother of iconic Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor she was known for warmth and kindness. She left for her heavenly abode 25th March 2012.
On March 15, 2012 Mona Kapoor tweeted "Phata poster nikle hero aur heroine! Arjun Kapoor @ParineetiChopra's BRAND NEW Ishaqzaade Movie Poster:http://bit.ly/zBxmhb." Excited about the debutant of his son Arjun Kapoor she though did not live to see the release of the movie. Diagnosed with cancer she dies on March 25, 2012 less than 20 days before his first film hits theaters.
Life and Journey of Mona Kapoor
Born in Delhi on February 3, 1964 to Sattee Shourie, Mona Shourie was married to Boney Kapoor. The couple was blessed with a son and a daughter namely Arjun and Anshula. After splitting from her husband she continued to live with her in-laws until her death. As a person she always maintained her equations with people and family members. Arjun remembers the time when her mother made a selfless choice by not shifting out of his grandparents' house, as she wanted to her growing kid a conducive family atmosphere. Away from any sort of negativity she carved niche for herself as CEO of Future Studios, the largest ready-to-shoot, fully furnished, indoor shooting studio in Mumbai. Throughout her life she remained associated with various leading firms of the B-town.As CEO of Future Studios Mona Kapoor saw number of successful operations. As a director of FCL, she was the production co-ordinator for the films 'Sheesha' (cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Munmun Sen and Mallika Sarabhai) & Farishtey (cast: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Sridevi and Rajnikant). Apart from this she remained associated with production of numerous other films and musical shows. She shared great rapport with film & media personalities and was instrumental in conceptualizing 'Nari ek shakti' on DD on the occasion of International Women's Day. Other shows like Hera Pheri (on Star Plus featuring Shekhar Suman, Reema Lagoo and Tanaaz Curim), Yug (on Doordarshan), Wilayatee Babu (on Doordarshan) and Kaise Kahoon (Zee TV) were greatly acclaimed by the viewers. An able administration she successfully handled the manpower for 'Business Aids' & 'Machinex Exports', in which she is was a partner.
Illness and Death
Diagnosed with cancer she died due to multiple organ failure after battling with cancer on 25 March 2012.
Karan Johar (@kjohar25): Mona kapoor was one of the most gracious,dignified and loving human beings i knew...she felt only positivity for one and all...RIP ma'm...
Kunal Kohli (@kunalkohli): RIP Mona Kapoor. God bless the family and Arjun. She was truly a gracious and brave woman.
Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher): Is God feeling insecure? He is calling all good people. Very sad to know about Mona Kapoor's death. She was a very helpful & kind lady. RIP
Shilpa Shetty (@TheShilpaShetty): RIP Monaji,loved ure strength and eternally positive attitude. You will be missed. Condolences nd prayers to the Kapoor family:
Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar): Extremely saddened to hear about the demise of Mona Kapoor, a very affectionate, supportive and positive human being. May God bless her soul and give strength to her family. RIP.
Preity Zinta (@realpreityzinta): R.I.P Mona Kapoor ! May her soul rest in peace. I did not know her personally, but I hear she was a brave woman of substance!
Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd): RIP MONA KAPOORJI -she was always kind to people- prayers n strength to the family
Madhur Bhandarkar (@mbhandarkar268): Shocked to hear the sad demise of MONA KAPOOR, an extremely kind hearted, down to earth lady,May God bless her soul ,RIP !
Tusshar Kapoor (@TusshKapoor): “Really sad to hear about the sudden demise of Mona Kapoor, she was a warm person who always wished me well!(sic).”
Sophie Choudry (@Sophie_Choudry): “I`m in shock.A truly wonderful lady. U will be missed @monakapoor3 . May ur soul R.I.P & may God give strength to Arjun & Anshula. #Prayers(sic).
Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur): Rip Mona Kapoor. Friend mother compassionate human being. A well wisher to all. Gone too young.
Sonu Nigam (@sonuniigaam): Mona Kapoorji passed away leaving a space permanently vacant in my heart. Till we meet again.
Ken Ghosh : "Will miss Mona Kapoor smile when I shoot at Future Studio next, always had eclairs on her table for guests. R.I.P Mona Kapoor,"
Arjun faced the storm with her only to emerge as emotionally sensible person. He still remembers how his mother Mona Kapoor celebrated her last birthday on February 3, 2012 and then suddenly, collapsed in his arms on March 25. Fondly remembered she will ever live in his memory, reflecting a an everlasting bond between son and a mother.
Spouse: Boney Kapoor
Children : Arjun Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor
Relatives: Sanjay Kapoor(Brother in Law), Anil Kapoor (Brother in Law), Sonam Kapoor (Niece)
(FOLLOWER OF Mrs. MONA SHOURIE KAPOOR)
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