Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor 87 passed away on Monday morning due to cardiac arrest. The news was confirmed by her son Randhir Kapoor, who in a statement to PTI, said. “My mother passed away at about 5 am today due to cardiac arrest…old age was another factor. We are deeply saddened by her demise.”
Krishna raj Kapoor took her last breath after a few days of selling RK studios, after the Kapoor family performed their last Ganesha Chaturthi puja there.
Krishna Raj Kapoor, tied the knot with Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is lived with her children Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Ritu Nanda and Reema Kapoor.
The last rites will be performed at their Chembur residence confirmed Randhir.
Kajol, Rani Mukharjee, Anil Kapoor, Amithab Bachan and other celebrities were seen to pay their last respects to Krishna Raj Kapoor.
Raveena Tondon wrote on Twitter, “Condolences to the entire Kapoor family. An era passes away,#KrishnaRajKapoor .God give you strength,and may the soul rest in peace. Om Shanti. @chintskap”
Farah Khan wrote; “Such sad news this morning… the most beautiful lady of our industry Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away… My heart goes out to the entire family. Krishna Aunty may you rest in peace.”