Mona Shourie Kapoor
|Mona Shourie Kapoor|
3 February 1964
Nandipur, British India
|Died||25 March 2012
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mona Shourie Kapoor was born in Delhi, India on February 3, 1964. She has two children from her marriage to Boney Kapoor - son Arjun Kapoor and daughter Anshula. Arjun is an actor who made his acting debut with the film 2012, Ishaqzaade. Anshula, after graduating from École Mondiale World School she went to the Barnard College, Columbia University in New York and was working with Google India. After splitting from Boney Kapoor, Mona continued to live with her in-laws for 10 years. She lived there with her two children until her death on March 25, 2012.
Mona Kapoor was the CEO of Future Studios, the largest ready-to-shoot, fully furnished, indoor shooting studio in Mumbai. Mona had a multi-faceted career; she successfully handled the manpower for 'Business Aids' & 'Machine Exports', in which she was a partner. 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).
She produced successful television 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). Yug was widely acclaimed by both viewers as well as the media and sponsors. This mega serial, with the backdrop of the independence struggle and boasting of an impressive star cast of the likes of Hema Malini, Dara Singh, Javed Khan, Neena Gupta, Mukesh Khanna, Shahbaz Khan, Pankaj Dheer has been receiving several re-telecast requests in various regional languages.
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