I did not know much about Mona Kapoor. One was infact not supposed to know anything about her. She was not married to a star. She was not a star either. She was one of the many quiet, self-effacing girls who married once into film families and were never seen or heard again. Even an entire generation of star wives was kept away from the press. But then the unthinkable happened. Mona Kapoor’s life caught fire and started to burn right in the media and public gaze. Her husband of 12 years and the father of her two children fell in love with one of the top actresses of that time. Why was this story so unusual and so controversial? Because the said actress was someone Mona Kapoor had extended personal hospitality to and welcomed in her home to stay at the time of a crisis.