Boney Kapoor

NameBoney Kapoor
DOB
11 Nov 1955
Age
66 Years
Qualification
Graduate 
OccupationFilm Producer
AddressMumbai
HometownMeerut
  
 

About Him

Kapoor was born as Achal Surinder Kapoor in 1955, the son of Surinder Kapoor who was a Bollywood film producer, and Nirmal Kapoor.
Kapoor was married to Mona Shourie from 1983 to 1996 and the couple have two children, Arjun Kapoor (born 1985) and Anshula (born in 1990). Arjun made his acting debut in the 2012 movie Ishaqzaade while Anshula graduated from Barnard College.Kapoor with his wife Sridevi at Esha Deol’s wedding reception in 2011
Kapoor married Indian actress Sridevi on 2 June 1996. The couple had two daughters, Janhvi Kapoor (born 6 March 1997) and Khushi Kapoor (born 5 November 2000).On 24 February 2018, Sridevi died in Dubai after drowning in her hotel bath tub. The Kapoor family of Prithviraj Kapoor are also his distant relatives as Prithviraj was Surinder’s cousin His younger brothers Anil and Sanjay are both actors and producers. is the famous producer of Bollywood who gave some good films like ‘Mr. India’ ,’Judaai’ and ‘No Entry’ along with his actor brother and actress wife. He belongs to the family of filmmakers and artists and now the third generation of his family is also marking its presence in the tinsel town. We are talking about another Kapoor family who are into films since three generations and Boney Kapoor is the head of this second filmy Kapoor family.

Achivements

The filmmaker has produced some hit blockbuster flicks like ‘Pukar’ which won the national award and most recently he produced Salman Khan starer ‘Wanted’ which broke many records at the box office. Boney Kapoor’s first movie was released in Uyirvani in Tamil Nadu. The skilled filmmaker knows best what his viewers want and offers some good entertainers to his audience. Boney Kapoor has produced many films which had his brothers Anil ,Sanjay and his wife Sridevi in lead roles. The filmmaker is also on the board of directors of Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited which is ruled by Sahara India Pariwar.
Some of the films which Boney Kapoor has produced are ‘Hum Paanch’ , ‘Woh Saat Din’ ,’Mr. India’, ‘Raat’ , ‘Antam’ ,’Drohi’ ,’Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja’ ,’Prem’ ,’Loafer’, ‘Judaai’ ,’Sirf Tum’, ‘Pukar’ ,’Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai’ ,’Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe’, ‘Company’ ,’Shakti – The Power’ ,’Khushi’ ,’Kyon Ho Gaya Na’, ‘Bewafaa’ ,’No Entry’ ,’Wanted’, ‘Milenge Milenge’ ,’It’s My Life’ etc.
The filmmaker is currently working on the films like ‘Most Wanted’ ,’Mr. India 2′ and the remake of the south Indian film ‘Okkadu’ and will shortly bring the amusing treats to entertain his audience.

IN 2002, he produced Company directed by Ram Gopal Varma starring Ajay Devgan, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi, and Antara Mali. It is a fictional exposé of the Mumbai underworld, loosely based on the Indian mafia organisation D-Company, known to be run by Dawood Ibrahim. The film received positive reviews from critics as well as audience and won six out of the eleven awards it was nominated for at the Filmfare Awards. The film received critical acclaim at the 2004 Austin Film Festival and New York Asian Film Festival.
It is the second film in the Gangster series and a sequel to the film Satya. It was followed by a sequel, D. Film critic Rajeev Masand has labelled it (along with its prequel Satya) one of the “most influential movies of the past ten years.” Company marked the introduction of a new genre of film making, a variation of film noir that has been called Mumbai noir.
His 2004 film Run starring Abhishek Bachchan was a box office failure but has since achieved a cult status for its comedy scenes, especially the “Kauwa Biryani” scene starring Vijay Raaz. Following this, he produced the comedy film No Entry that became Bollywood’s biggest hit of 2005. It gained a lot of popularity grossing INR 430,000,000.
In 2009, Kapoor produced Wanted starring Salman Khan. The film broke many records at the box office upon release, due to Khan’s comeback. Wanted was the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2009.It had an excellent opening, grossing Rs. 440 million in the first week.It shattered records in Pakistan, grossing over Rs. 1750 million in its first weekend, which was a record for any Indian film.It grossed Rs. 1012.5 million in India and Rs. 260.6 million overseas.
He acquired the Tamil and Telugu remake rights of 2016 Hindi film Pink. He produced the Tamil version of the film in 2019 as Nerkonda Paarvai, which became a critical and commercial success. Later in 2021, he produced the Telugu version of the film along with Dil Raju of Sri Venkateswara Creations as Vakeel Saab starring Pawan Kalyan, Anjali, Nivetha Thomas and Ananya Nagalla in lead roles. The film is the highest opener in India post the COVID-19 pandemic, netting over ₹38 crore on its first day. Both the films are his debut into Tamil and Telugu cinema respectively.

 

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