Legendary Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away on Monday morning due to cardiac arrest. She aged 87. Son Randhir Kapoor informed a leading daily "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 tied the knot with Raj Kapoor in May 1946. Krishna Raj was the mother of Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Kapoor Nanda, Rima Kapoor Jain and Rajiv Kapoor and grandmother to Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Armaan Jain, Nikhil Nanda, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Natasha Nanda and Aadar Jain.
Expressing the deep condolence actor Anupam Kher tweeted "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."
Raveena Tandon wrote "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."
This news of her sudden demise made it to the social media after the celebrities sent their heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family and were later confirmed as Neetu Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni shared a post on her Instagram handle. Sharing a throwback picture with her late Grandma she wrote, "I love you- I will always love you - RIP dadi."
Here are the celebs expressing their condolences on Krishna Raj Kapoor's demise
Soha Ali Khan: 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.
Hrithik Roshan: 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 lives on. I feel so much love for you. Rest In Peace #KrishnaRajKapoor
Riteish Deshmukh: 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 #KrishnaRajKapoor ji
Sophie Choudry: Deepest condolences to the Kapoor and Nanda family on the passing of #KrishnaRajKapoor .. Truly one of the most elegant, beautiful ladies ever.. All my love and prayers. May her soul RIP @chintskap