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All You Need to Know about Mona Shourie Kapoor

A lot has been heard and said about Mona Shourie Kapoor, popularly known as the former wife of Boney Kapoor, an established producer in the Bollywood industry. She also hailed from the background of films as was the daughter of Sattee Shourie, a well-known producer. She was born in Delhi and was the CEO of the ‘Future Studios’ located in Mumbai that was the largest and also the best platform for an indoor shoot. It was the largest and fully equipped studio in Mumbai

Mona Shourie Kapoor’s background

Early life

She was born on 3 February 1964 in Delhi. She was always known for being a polite and down to earth lady with utmost grace and positivity. She was the daughter of Sattee Shourie who was a popular film producer of that time. He also had one sister named Archana, who later turned to be a costume designer.

Personal Life

She got married to Boney Kapoor in the year 1983, and she had two children from this marriage, one son, Arjun Kapoor and one daughter, Anshula Kapoor. She was previously known as Mona Shourie and later adopted her husband’s title, and became Mona Shourie Kapoor. Her husband, Boney Kapoor, is a well-known producer who is well known for producing films such as Humara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, Mr.India, Wanted, Tevar and No Entry.

Boney Kapoor was having an extramarital affair with the popular actress, Sridevi. It was no sooner than that, that Sridevi became pregnant and soon then got married in a very simple ceremony irrespective of being a legal husband to Mona Shourie Kapoor.

Her marriage suffered several moments of turmoil, and Boney Kapoor was known for being over-friendly to other women. Her husband got married for the second time while not divorcing Mona Shourie legally.  She had split with her husband in the year 1996, where she continued living with her in-laws. She continued to live with her in-laws until she breathed her last breath on March 25, 2012.

Mona Shourie Kapoor’s career

In the year 1986, she entered production line while coordinating movies such as Sheesha that starred some eminent artists including Mithun Chakraborty, Munmun Sen, and Mallika Sarabhai. Her next film was Farishtey in the year 1991 which featured Dharmendra, Sridevi, Rajnikanth, and Vinod Khanna.

She also had produced some of the popular TV shows known as Yug, Hera Pheri, Kaise Kahoon, Wilayatee Babu that came from her own production line. These were broadcasted on two channels, Doordarshan and Star Plus. She had produced various films and shows that were praised widely all throughout the media and audiences.

Mona Shourie Kapoor had a full-fledged career in Mumbai where she successfully worked for a large number of her lifetimes where she took care of the human resources department for companies like ‘Business Aids’ along with ‘Machine Exports.’

She also was a business partner for the company Machine Exports. Being the director of FCL, she was popular for being the production coordinator for several films such as Sheesha and Farishtey. She was also the Jury Member of Indian Telly Awards in the year 2005.

Life after being famous


Mona Kapoor’s son, Arjun Kapoor is a well-established actor who had made her debut in the year 2012 with romantic thriller ‘Ishaqzaade.’ He has acted in a number of films and had established himself as a reputed actor, gaining multiple awards and rewards. Her daughter, Anshula Kapoor was born on 29 December 1992 in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra.

She was extremely good at studies and took an interest in childhood since childhood. She used to work in Google and also took a keen interest in a number of plays in the year 2005. She was unfortunately detected with cancer at stage 3, and the treatment was soon started as soon as it was diagnosed.


She was undergoing treatment in Hinduja Hospital. She was a very brave lady who fought boldly with the deadly disease cancer while keeping her positive and optimistic personality intact. She passed away all of a sudden on 25 March 2012 due to failure of multiple organs when she was only 48 years of age, hence passed away at a very early age.

What kept her edged in people’s minds?

Tragic personal life

There are certain things that have made her an everlasting memory in people’s minds. Her life was quite a traffic-filled with a lot of tragedies. She first faced a personal breakdown to win her marriage and later, physically. She was married to Boney Kapoor who was in an extra-marital affair with Sridevi whom he got married to later while being legally married to Mona Kapoor.

A tragic death

She was diagnosed with Cancer Stage 4, and she fought very bravely with the disease. However, at the age of 48, her health gave up, and she suffered multiple organ failure and passed away. Her children were very close to her, and they still remember her with their fond memories. Although she gave her best to fight the deadly disease, however, her health did not permit, and soon she faced multi-organ failure.

Kept true to her priorities

Even after splitting with Boney Kapoor, she continued staying with her in-laws and took care of them like always. She kept staying at the same place, and this is where she took her last breath when her health did not permit her to live any longer. Her son, Arjun Kapoor, had written a note to her on a Mother’s day recalling their memories and wishing only if she could come back.


This is an entire length of information that you need to know about Mona Kapoor. Not only did she excelled in her career, but was also known to be a great optimistic lady filled with pleasant vibes. Her children were very close to her, and they were her greatest possessions. Although it has been some time since she has left, however, she is still missed among her near and dear ones who still remember her for the warm soul she was.

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