Legendary actor Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away today. On Monday, Randhir Kapoor (eldest of Raj Kapoor five children) confirmed his mother died of a cardiac arrest to news agency PTI. He shared pictures and wrote, "Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt". The last rites of Krishna Raj Kapoor will be performed at Chembur crematorium, Randhir further informed.
Krishna, who married Raj Kapoor in May 1946, was survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain. Kareena's actor husband Saif Ali Khan was also there.
Maheep Kapoor arrives at the Kapoor residence to pay last respects to Krishna Raj Kapoor. Krishna Raj was known to be a joyful and most loving person of the cinema industry. Whether, yesterday, Rishi Kapoor was in the news for going to America for medical treatment for the next 45 days.
Krishna Raj Kapoor had been a part of several other family photos. Aamir Khan in his eulogy piece for Krishna Raj Kapoor said: "If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishna ji was an institution in living life".