"Surinder Kapoor was a kind-hearted man"

"Surinder Kapoor was a kind-hearted man"

Big B shares his memories of Anil Kapoor's father
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"Surinder Kapoor was a kind-hearted man"
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Amitabh Bachchan remembers producer Surinder Kapoor, who died on Saturday (September 24), as a kind-hearted and affable man.

Kapoor died of cardiac arrest at age 84.

"...just heard the sad news that Anil and Boney Kapoor's father passed away. Surinder Kapoor, a kind hearted and affable man, a producer of eminence in his own right, passes away," Big B posted on his blog.

"One does not know where to begin. So much is happening and happening fast and in such a destructive manner... There are deaths of prominent celebrities, earthquakes in northeast, devastating in intensity in Sikkim particularly, monstrous floods in Orissa ... one just does not know where to start or indeed start at all," he added.

Surinder Kapoor will be cremated today (September 25) at the Vile Parle Hindu crematorium in Mumbai.

The cremation will be held at 3.30pm, producer Vivek Vaswani posted on his Twitter page.

Kapoor, 84, who died Saturday, was the producer of films like 'Hum Paanch', 'Woh Saat Din', 'Loafer', 'Judaai' and 'Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai'.

He was the president of the Film and Television Producers Guild of India from 1995 to 2001 and was felicitated with the L.V. Prasad Phalke Award in 2009.