Rishi Kapoor's mother Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away

Tanya Cunningham
October 1, 2018

Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor breathed her last on Monday following a cardiac arrest.

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".

Krishna Raj Kapoor was all of 16 when she got married.

All pictures: Family members and celebrities bid Krishna Raj Kapoor adieu.

Krishna was the mother of five children - Ritu Kapoor Nanda, Rima Kapoor Jain, Rajiv Kapoor and actors Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor. (Photo credit: Varinder Chawla) Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar and Ayan Mukerji at the funeral of Krishna Raj Kapoor. Love you. May your soul RIP and deepest condolences to Rishi Kapoor and family.


Raveena Tandon took to Twitter to offer her condolences on the demise of Raj Kapoor's wife. The cremation took place according to both Hindu and Sikh rituals at Chembur Electric crematorium in Mumbai.

Amitabh Bachchan paying last respects. Rishi Kapoor couldn't attend his mother's funeral as he recently took off for U.S. to undergo a medical treatment.

The Kapoor family respectfully carried the mortal remains of Krishna Raj Kapoor to the ambulance.

Karishma Kapoor arrives at Kapoor house in Chembur to pay her last respects. Krishna Raj Kapoor has always had a silent but strong presence in the industry as she never demanded but commanded respect from the rest of the fraternity.

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