Mumbai: Filmmaker Boney Kapoor's first wife, Mona Kapoor passed away here on Sunday, family sources said.

She had been diagnosed with cancer, and was admitted to Hinduja Hospital here two weeks ago. Mona, 47, had two children from Boney - Arjun and Anshula. Arjun is set to make his debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films's `Ishaqzaade'.

She had recently said on twitter that she was fed up with inquiries about her health, and that she was "battling stag 3 multiple organs cancer".

Several Bollywood celebrities expressed grief over the death. "Mona kapoor was one of the most gracious, dignified and loving human beings i knew...she felt only positivity for one and all...RIP ma'm," filmmaker Karan Johar wrote on twitter.

Veteran actor Anupam Kher said: "Is God feeling insecure? He is calling all good people. Very sad to know about Mona Kapoor's death. She was a very helpful & kind lady. RIP."