The eldest member of the Kapoor Family, Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away this morning at 4 AM at the age of 87.
Wife of the late legendary actor Raj Kapoor, Krishna Raj Kapoor was the mother of 5 children - Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Kapoor Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Kapoor Jain and Rajiv Kapoor. She was the grandmother of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Armaan Jain, Nikhil Nanda, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Natasha Nanda and Aadar Jain.
The eldest member of the Kapoor family, Krishna Raj Kapoor, passes away. https://t.co/F42ruQaJS2— Republic (@republic) October 1, 2018
After Raj Kapoor’s death in 1988, she held the entire family together and was solely responsible for her 5 kids which made her renowned as a woman of great stature and courage.
The embodiment of grace...of dignity ...of elegance and of stength....Krishna aunty will always be the First Lady of the Film Fraternity...the most generous, kind and gentle person I have ever known with the most terrific sense of humour...will miss you Krishna aunty?????? pic.twitter.com/8CSo7rw19V— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) October 1, 2018
The entire Bollywood is saddened by the loss of the eldest member of the Kapoor Family and has been expressing their condolences to the Kapoor family. Actress Raveena Tandon, businessman Suhel Seth and many more personalities expressed their grief through Twitter.
Krishna aunty .. my mother and me will miss u always.. #KrishnaRajKapoor— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 1, 2018
Later her son, Randhir Kapoor issued a statement, saying,_ _"I regret to announce that I lost my mother early this morning. She died peacefully."
Randhir Kapoor confirmed that the last rites will be performed at Chembur Crematorium.