Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away of a cardiac arrest on Monday
Krishna Raj Kapoor, the wife of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, passed away on Monday due to cardiac arrest. She was 87.
"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.
In May 1946, Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra and the couple had five children -- three sons, Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, and two daughters, Ritu and Rima.
Krishna was also the sister of popular Hindi films actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath. "The last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium", said Randhir Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also took to her Instagram to mourn the loss of her grandmother
Veteran actor Anupam Kher also took to his Twitter account to pay tribute to the Kapoor Matriarch, "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.