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Producer Boney Kapoor's ex-wife and newbie actor Arjun Kapoor's mother Mona Kapoor, who had been ailing from cancer since the past few months, passed away on Sunday afternoon at the Hinduja hospital. Sources claim that Kapoor had been looking forward to watch her son Arjun Kapor's Bollywood debut Ishaqzaade and had also tweeted a poster of her son from her hospital bed.
Industry biggies expressed their sorrow at the news of her demise through various mediums, including the micro-blogging site Twitter. Akshay Kumar wrote, "Extremely saddened to hear about the demise of Mona Kapoor, a very affectionate, supportive and positive human being. May God bless her soul and give strength to her family." Acclaimed director Madhur Bhandarkar wrote, "Shocked to hear the sad demise of Mona Kapoor, an extremely kind-hearted, down to earth lady."
Karan Johar too expressed his sorrow by writing, "Mona kapoor was one of the most gracious, dignified and loving human beings i knew... she felt only positivity for one and all... RIP ma'm..."
Mona Kapoor is survived by her children, Arjun Kapoor and daughter Anshula.