Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away: Bollywood celebs pay their last respects

Posted October 01, 2018

Legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor has breathed her last in the wee hours of Monday.

Her son Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news saying, "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", son Randhir told PTI. She passed away at the age of 86 and it is really sad for the Kapoor family who recently was in the news for selling ancient Raj Kapoor Studio. Her father was the maternal cousin of Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor's father. She was grandmother of Kareena, Karisma, Ranbir Kapoor. Krishna Raj Kapoor's daughter-in-law Babita Kapoor at the Kapoor residence.

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In this May 2015 picture, actor Amitabh Bachchan is seen touching the feet of Krishna Raj Kapoor at the Prithvi Theatre where an event was organised to felicitate Shashi Kapoor with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The last rites will be performed at a Chembur crematorium, Randhir said. Tragically, Rishi Kapoor, who recently left for the United States for a medical treatment, couldn't be part of his mother's final journey.

Rima Jain and family along with brother Randhir and Rajiv were taking care of the preparations for the funeral.

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Krishna Raj Kapoor had been a part of several other family photos.

Krishna Raj Kapoor was the sister of renowned actors Rajendra Nath, Prem Nath and Narendra Nath.

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