Unlike popular rumour that Sridevi and Boney Kapoor met on the
sets of Mr. India, Boney actually fell for Sridevi when he
first saw her Tamil film and it was when she made her Bollywood
debut that Boney approach her for a role in Mr. India only with the
hope of working with her and being close to her.
At this time Boney was not a married man, but very much a single
handsome boy who was head over heels in love with Sridevi. But the
actress was allegedly dating Mithun Chakraborty which pushed Boney
out of the picture. But he and Sridevi became very close friends
which made Mithun in secure. It is said that Mithun even got
secretly married to Sridevi and she wanted him to accept their
relationship in public but sadly Mithun was not ready to leave his
wife and ended up slamming all the rumours of the so called secret
Even today, apart from some secret sources there is no confirmed
news of their marriage. However, Boney went on to opt for an
arrange marriage to Mona and was leading a happy married life for
13 years having two kids, Arjun and Anshula Kapoor. This was only
till Sridevi returned to his life and the rest of the story which
actually has the most juicy piece of information is revealed in the
But what I can tell you here is that Tevar actor Arjun Kapoor and his
sister Anshula faced a lot of difficulties during this phase as the
other students at school would make fun of them.
Go on, read the full love story of this power couple and all the
intimate details of Sridevi and Boney Kapoor's controversial love
affair and marriage...
How They Actually Met!
Boney admitted, "I fell in love with Sri after watching her
Tamil film during the late 1970s. I even flew to Chennai to meet
her but she was shooting in Singapore. A few months later, I
watched Sri's debut Hindi film Solva Sawan (1979) and realised I
wanted her to work with me. One day I went to meet her on the sets
of a movie. But Sri was an introvert and wouldn't talk to
strangers. She talked to me in half-broken English and Hindi and
just said that her mother took care of her projects."
When Boney Met His Mother-In-Law!
Boney said, "When she asked for Rs 10 lakh, I offered her Rs. 11
lakh because I wanted to be close to Sri. Her mother was
Sridevi Getting Friendly With Boney
"There were no vanity vans at that time but I arranged for a
separate make-up room for her. Gradually, she felt comfortable with
me," he said.
The Two Got Separated
Sridevi allegedly started dating Mithun Chakraborty at which
point Boney saw no point in going behind her and opted for an
arranged marriage to Mona.
Friendship Got Stronger
Mithun apparently got secretly married to Sridevi but he wasn't
ready to divorce his wife, Yogeeta Bali and he didn't accept
his relationship with Sridevi either, at this point deeply hurt
Sridevi started to find a good friend in Boney.
The duo got closer when Boney allegedly cleared off the debts
made by Sridevi's mother even though they were not married and due
to this even Sridevi fell for him.
Pregnant Sridevi Separates Boney And Mona
Mona said, ""My marriage was over. Respect, for me, is foremost.
Love follows that. As we evolve, we sometimes need 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. That itself was a big statement for me to opt out."
Tough Time Faced By Mona
She said, "My family, including my father, my mother and sister
was the greatest support. The humiliation was painful because I was
pitted against a heroine. I was made to feel lesser than her. The
industry wives gave me suggestions like, ‘Why don't you lose
weight?' or ‘Why don't you join a gym?' All this made me realise
that I had to get up, dust myself and start walking all over again.
Also the advice that my friend Meena's mother gave me became the
gospel truth for me. She said, ‘If somebody has no place for you in
their lives, then you can have no place for them in yours.' I
understood that I had not failed - my relationship had!"
The couple get married in 1996 after working with Boney's
brother, Anil Kapoor in Lamhe.
In spite of all the ups and downs, today they are happily
married and have two beautiful daughters, Jhanvi and