Film-maker Surinder Kapoor, father of Anil Kapoor, passes away

United News of India

Mumbai, September 25, 2011

Film-maker Surinder Kapoor, father of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor and film producer Boney Kapoor, died here yesterday.

Kapoor, who was a relative of late film-maker and actor Raj Kapoor, died yesterday after a cardic arrest. He was 86.

He had gone for walk and suffered the cardiac arrest on his return.

Kapoor started his carrer as assistant to K Asif, producer of Mughal-e-Azam, and was secretary to late Geeta Bali, the first wife of Shammi Kapoor. Later he beacame a producer and produced films like Pukar, Woh Sat Din and No Entry.

He is survived by his wife, three sons and grand children.