Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away at 87
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Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away at 87

Krishna Raj Kapoor dies after a cardiac arrest in Mumbai

Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of late legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor and the matriarch of the Kapoor Khandaan, passed away around 5 am this morning at the age of 87. The news of her demise was confirmed by her family members. She is survived by her five children – Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Kapoor Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Kapoor Jain and Rajiv Kapoor.

Speaking to a news agency, Krishna Raj Kapoor’s eldest son Randhir Kapoor said, “My mother passed away at about 5 am today due to cardiac arrest and old age was another factor. We are deeply saddened by her demise.” Her last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium, Randhir further confirmed.

She was the oldest member of the Kapoor family and the grandmother of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Armaan Jain, Nikhil Nanda, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Natasha Nanda and Aadar Jain was born on December 30, 1930. She got married to Raj Kapoor in May 1946.

Soon after the news of her death broke out, several B-town stars started to pay their condolences to the Kapoor family. Here’s what the celebs tweeted:

May her soul rest in peace!