Surinder Kapoor

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Surinder Kapoor
Born (1925-12-23)23 December 1925
Peshawar, British Raj (now in Pakistan)
Died 24 September 2011(2011-09-24) (aged 85)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian

Surinder Kapoor (23 December 1925 – 24 September 2011) was an Indian film producer. He produced Bollywood films and also served as President of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India from 1995 to 2001. He was born in Peshawar, British India (in present-day Pakistan). Surinder Kapoor belonged to a minority Punjabi Hindu family from Peshawar.[1]

He started his film career as a secretary to Hindi film star of the 1950s Geeta Bali.[2] The Dada Saheb Phalke Academy honoured the veteran producer with the L. V. Prasad Phalke Award in 2009.[3]

He died after suffering a cardiac arrest on 24 September 2011.[4][5]

His three sons, Boney, Anil and Sanjay, are also involved in the film industry. His daughter-in-law Sridevi is a famous Bollywood actress. His daughter, Reena, is married to Sandeep Marwah of Marwah Films & Video Studios.



  1. ^ Talk Back: Eye On India (Interview with Anil Kapoor) Ep33 Pt1. Pakistan: Dawn News. Retrieved 2012-08-23. I'm a Pathan's son... my father, my grandfather they were all Pathans from Peshawar... 
  2. ^ "Its all in the family". Times of India. 2 October 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bollywood veteran Manoj Kumar felicitated with Phalke Ratna award". Zee news. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Film producer Surinder Kapoor dies". Daily Bhaskar. 25 September 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Pradhan, Bharathi (2 October 2011). "Separation pangs for Sri". The Telegraph. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 

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