Started work at the age of 20, used to get 5 and a half rupees each day
Talking to the information paper ‘Hindustan Times’, Boney said, ‘In the yr 1975, at the age of solely 20, I began working underneath Manmohan Desai. The subsequent yr I began helping director Shakti Samanta. I labored with him in movies like Anooq, Mehbooba, The Great Gambler and Anand Ashram. At that point I used to get little or no cash as pocket cash. Before working with Shakti Samant, I used to get 5 rupees 50 paise a day. For helping Shakti Samant in the request, I had obtained a remuneration of Rs. 5 thousand.
by no means thought of changing into an actor
Talking additional, Boney Kapoor said, ‘I grew up between movies. My father assisted Ok Asif in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ and have become a movie producer. I additionally needed to be a giant filmmaker. I by no means thought of changing into an actor as a result of my brother Anil already needed to get into appearing.
‘And individuals began calling me Bonnie’
Very few individuals know that Boney Kapoor’s real name is Achal Kapoor. On getting his name Bonnie, he said, “I was very skinny throughout my college days. That’s why I used to be known as Bonnie. My real name is Achal Kapoor.
Boney Kapoor was hooked on alcohol and cigarettes
Boney Kapoor told that during his youth he used to drink a lot of alcohol and cigarettes. Once he drank 9 bottles of beer while sitting in the bar. Boney said, ‘I used to drink alcohol and cigarettes but when my director died, I saw that FC Mehra and Ghaffarbhai Nadiadwala were doing great work as they were away from alcohol and cigarettes. After this I distanced myself from alcohol and cigarettes.