Mona Shourie Kapoor - Wikipedia
Sridevi and Arjun Kapoor didn't share a cordial relationship with each other and son Arjun during the wedding reception of Sonam Kapoor. So the story goes, Sridevi became friends with Mona Kapoor (Boney's first . Though Arjun never shared any sort of relationship with Boney's. Arjun Kapoor's somewhat sour relationship with his step mother Sridevi is no big secret but Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja?.
So I literally grew up with him.
Arjun Kapoor sums up his life after Sridevi's death in a single tweet
Ours was a year-old marriage. So it came as a shock when I realised that my husband was in love with somebody else. A second relationship was something that one had only read or heard about. But when it happened to me, at that very point my marriage was over. Respect, for me, is foremost. As we evolve, sometimes needs change.
Boney too needed somebody else; not me. There was nothing left in the relationship to give it a chance because Sridevi was already with a child.
Their rishta was kayam. That itself was a big statement for me to opt out. Tiding torment It was also a tough time for my son Arjun and daughter Anshula, who were both in school. The world is a cruel place. When you are going through bad times, they speculate about you and discuss you in their living room. So, in school, my children had to face torment from their classmates. But they became strong and learnt to face facts. What held us together was the thread of pain.
God spoke My family including my father, my mother and sister was the greatest support. I was made to feel lesser. I told my parents that I wanted to make my own identity. And my heart went out to Sridevi. Clearly, Mona was a much adored and popular person, judging from the outpouring of love for her even from virtual friends who knew her from just from her Twitter handle and frequent tweets, including the rather grim final one in which she bravely confronted her condition and imminent death.
Mona must have been an extraordinarily courageous, dignified and strong woman. May her soul find peace.
Mona Kapoor: Spare a thought for Sridevi - Times of India
Sridevi will be seen in her major comeback film fairly soon, an ambitious and risky project that her countless devoted fans are looking forward to. Boney has also landed himself a cushy job with Sahara.
And yet, Bollywood watchers are still in a bit of a quandary wondering how to respond to Sridevi once the rituals and mourning period for Mona are over. Should they offer condolences? Make no reference to the unfortunate death in the family?
Pretend nothing has happened? What will Boney do? Make it legal and officially marry Sridevi, the lady he has shared his life with for 16 years? But these are just a few realities of modern life, not restricted to Bollywood.
There are several similar situations in urban society. It is just that for Boney and Sridevi, being Bollywood personalities, the spotlight and speculation are hard to avoid.