Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away. Krishna Kapoor, the wife of the legendary Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor, passed away on Monday. After suffering a cardiac arrest, reported The Indian Express, She was 87.
Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away
Krishna, who married Raj Kapoor in May 1946. Krishna sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain. Her eldest son and veteran actor Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news and said, “My mother passed away at about 5am today due to cardiac arrest, old age was another factor. We are deeply saddened by her demise,” he said.
Randhir said that the last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium.
Several took to social media to express grief and extend condolences on her death.
Actor Soha Ali Khan recounted few, but memorable moments of interaction with the Kapoor matriarch, who was always elegantly dressed.
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of #KrishnaRajKapoor The few times I interacted with her were so memorable; she was an incredible personality full of life and passion and with never a hair out place! She will be missed greatly. My deepest condolences to the family.
— Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi) October 1, 2018
Aamir Khan took to Twitter to express condolences and wrote, “If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishnaji was an institution in living life. A very sad loss to all of us.”
If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishnaji was an institution in living life.
A very sad loss to all of us.
My love and warmth to Randhirji, Rishiji, Chimpuji, Reema, Rituji and everyone in the family.
We love you Krishnaji.
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) October 1, 2018
Bollywood veteran Raveena Tandon expressed condolences to the entire Kapoor family as “an era passes away” with Krishna Raj Kapoor’s demise.
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) October 1, 2018
She had such an uncommon elegance and warmth. My mom wrote Prem Rog for RK. She told me many stories of Krishna Ji’s affection, hospitality & impeccable style. The original woman in white! #KrishnaRajKapoor https://t.co/oqY2d8ykc9
— Anupama Chopra (@anupamachopra) October 1, 2018