Boney Kapoor Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Achal Surinder “Boney” Kapoor is a prominent Indian producer known for his contributions to Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu cinema. He is recognized for his bold approach to providing opportunities to newcomers, be it actors, directors, or musicians. Born as Achal Kapoor, he is primarily associated with the Bollywood film industry and possesses a keen eye for identifying talent. As a producer, he has delivered numerous successful films at the box office. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Boney Kapoor biography.

Boney Kapoor Biography

In the realm of Hindi cinema, Boney Kapoor has helmed the production of several highly successful films, including notable titles like “Mr. India” (1987), “Judaai” (1997), “No Entry” (2005), “Wanted” (2009), and “Dhadak” (2018). His journey in producing began alongside Shakti Samanta, with one of his initial credits being the 1980 film “Hum Paanch”. Boney Kapoor’s inaugural venture in Tamil cinema was released in Uyirvani, Tamil Nadu, featuring Anil Kapoor, Sri Devi, and Amrish Puri in pivotal roles. He has rightfully earned a place among the most esteemed Film Producers.

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Boney Kapoor Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Achal Kapoor
Nickname AKA Boney
DOB (Date of Birth) 11th November 1955
Age 68 Years
Birth Place Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra
Religion Hindu

Education/Qualifications

School Our Lady of Perpetual High School, Mumbai
College/ University St Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification N/A

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 6’1
Meter 1.83 m
Centimeters 183 cm
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color White
Body Measurements 42-40-14

Family Information

Father Name Late Surinder Kapoor (Film Producer)
Mother Name Nirmal Kapoor
Siblings Brothers- Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor (both younger)
Sister- Reena Kapoor
Marital Status Widower
Wife Late Mona Shourie, TV Producer (m. 1983-1996; died of cancer in 2012)

Sridevi, Actress (1996-till her death in 2018)

Marriage Date June 2, 1996 (with Sridevi)
Children Son- Arjun Kapoor (Son from first wife)

Daughter- Anshula Kapoor (Daughter from first wife), Jhanvi Kapoor (born 1997), Khushi Kapoor (born 2000)

Affairs

Girlfriend Sridevi

Profession

Profession Producer
Net Worth $5 Million

Favorites

Color
Food Chicken Tikka, South Indian Cuisine, almond praline ice-cream
Drink Tea
Actor/Actress Raj Kapoor
Songs Babul Mora Naihar Chhooto Hi Jaaye
Movies Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Hobbies Travelling, watching movies
Boney Kapoor Young Age Picture
Boney Kapoor Young Age Picture
Boney Kapoor With his 1st Wife Picture
Boney Kapoor With his 1st Wife Picture
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Boney Kapoor With his 2nd Wife Picture
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Boney Kapoor With his Children Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Father Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Father Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Mother Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Mother Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Sister and Brother Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Sister and Brother Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Girlfriend Picture
Boney Kapoor With his Girlfriend Picture

Family

Boney Kapoor’s father was the acclaimed filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. While his brothers, Sanjay and Anil Kapoor, pursued acting careers, Boney chose to carry on his father’s legacy as a producer. He was initially married to producer Mona Shourie and is also blessed with three younger brothers – Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, and a younger sister, Reena Kapoor. His mother, Nirmal Kapoor, dedicated herself to homemaking.

Age

Boney Kapoor, originally named Achal Kapoor, was born on November 11, 1955, in Meerut. He is 68 Years old.

Education

He received his education at Our Lady of Perpetual High School in Mumbai, and later pursued his degree at St. Xavier’s College, also located in Mumbai.

Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 90 kilograms.

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Husband/ Children

Boney Kapoor was married to the actress Sridevi until her unfortunate passing in 2018. Together, they had two children, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor. Boney and Sridevi also had two daughters, Janhvi Kapoor (born on March 6, 1997) and Khushi (born on November 5, 2000). Boney’s first wife,

Personal Life/ Early Life

Boney Kapoor married Mona Shourie in 1983, and they had two children together, Anshula (born in 1990) and Arjun Kapoor (born in 1995). Arjun made his acting debut in the 2012 movie “Ishaqzaade,” while Anshula graduated from Barnard College. Boney Kapoor later married Indian actress Sridevi on June 2, 1996. The couple had two daughters, Janhvi Kapoor, born on March 6, 1997, and Khushi Kapoor, born on November 5, 2000. Unfortunately, on February 24, 2018, Sridevi tragically passed away in Dubai after drowning in her hotel bathtub. Surinder Kapoor was also a cousin of Prithviraj Kapoor’s Kapoor family.

Career

Boney Kapoor embarked on his career under the guidance of industry legends like Shakti Samanta, eventually assuming the role of assistant director to him. One of his most renowned productions is the sci-fi film “Mr. India,” directed by Shekhar Kapur, featuring his brother Anil Kapoor and future wife Sridevi. His debut film, “Hum Paanch,” achieved tremendous success at the box office, becoming the second highest-grossing film of 1987 and attaining cult classic status in India.

“Mr. India,” starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi Kapoor, marked the commencement of his production journey. The film’s music by Laxmikant–Pyarelal, particularly the iconic song “Hawa Hawaii,” continues to enjoy popularity to this day. The movie resonated with both critics and audiences, whether it was Sridevi’s “Hawa Hawaii,” Amrish Puri’s “Mogambo Khush Hua,” or the concept of an invisible protagonist. Notably, this was the final collaboration between the renowned screenwriting duo, Salim-Javed.

Since then, Boney Kapoor has continued to enjoy success at the box office, with hits including “Mr. India,” “Judaai,” “Pukar,” “Wanted,” and “No Entry,” among others.

Net Worth

As of June 1, 2023, Boney Kapoor’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Filmography List

Film Notes Language Year
Thunivu Tamil 2023
Valimai Tamil 2022
Vakeel Saab Remake of Pink Telugu 2021
It’s My Life Remake of Bommarillu Hindi 2020
Nerkonda Paarvai Remake of Pink Tamil 2019
Mom 2017
Tevar Remake of Okkadu 2015
Milenge Milenge 2010
Wanted Remake of Pokiri 2009
Bewafaa 2005
Run Remake of Run 2004
Khushi Remake of Kushi 2003
Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe Remake of Pelli 2002
Pukar 2000
Sirf Tum Remake of Kadhal Kottai 1999
Judaai 1997
Loafer Remake of Velai Kidaichuduchu 1996
Prem 1995
Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja Hindi 1993
Raat / Raatri Hindi
Telugu
1992
Mr. India 1987
Woh Saat Din Remake of Andha 7 Naatkal 1983
Hum Paanch Remake of Paduvaaralli Pandavaru Hindi 1980
Drohi / Antham Hindi
Telugu
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Remake of Pelli Chesukundam
Company
Shakti Remake of Anthapuram
Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na
No Entry
Jeet Ki Zid Hindi
Nenjuku Needhi Remake of Article 15
Veetla Vishesham Remake of Badhaai Ho
Mili Remake of Helen Hindi
Maidaan † Delayed Hindi TBA

Acting  List

Film Role Year
Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar Ramesh Arora 2023
AK vs AK Himself 2020

Awards and honours List

Notable work Category Result Award Year
Mr. India Best Film Won Star & Style Awards 1987

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