The day started on a really bad note for the Kapoor family after Krishna Raj Kapoor, the wife of legendary actor-filmmakerRaj Kapoor passed away at the age of 87 due to cardiac arrest. B-town mourned her death and paid tribute to Krishna Ji.
Krishna Raj Kapoor had tied the knot with Raj Kapoor in 1946. She is survived by her five children, three sons, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and two daughters, Ritu Nanda and Reema Kapoor.
“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,” said her son Randhir Kapoor.
Many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Kajol, Sanjay Kapoor arrived at their Chembur bungalow to pay their last respects. Family members Kareena Kapoor and Karishma Kapoor along with Saif Ali Khan were also present at the residence. Rishi Kapoor’s daughter took to Instagram to say an emotional goodbye to her grandmother.
Many Bollywood celebs took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt. #KrishnaRajKapoorJi. She was one of the most dignified and affectionate ladies that I met. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire Kapoor and Nanda family. Om Shanti.🙏 pic.twitter.com/G4IMSuFbZJ
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 1, 2018
Riteish Deshmukh paid his condolences by saying “Deepest condolences to the entire Kapoor Family … had the privilege of meeting Krishna Ji on a couple of occasions. She was a picture of grace, dignity & elegance. RIP”.
“Thank you Krishna Aunty for always being so kind and loving and for your blessings that you so lovingly gave every single time that I met you. Your grace and dignity live on. I feel so much love for you. Rest In Peace”, Hrithik Roshan expressed his emotions.
Krishna Raj Kapoor, popularly known as the ‘First woman of Bollywood’ is the grandmother of some of the most popular Bollywood celebrities namely Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Karishma Kapoor.
Here’s what Soha Ali Khan said to express her feelings “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”.
Ranbir Kapoor’s Granny, Krishna Raj Kapoor dies at the age of 87
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