Krishna Raj Kapoor, the dowager of the fantastic Bollywood performer Raj Kapoor, passed away on Monday, reported The Indian Express. She was 87.
Krishna Raj Kapoor, who wedded Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is made due by her children Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and girls Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain.
“My mom passed away at around 5 am today because of heart failure… seniority was another factor. Her end profoundly disheartens us,” child Randhir revealed to Press Trust of India not long after her downfall.
Her granddaughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni shared a return picture on Instagram, and expressed, “I cherish you-I will dependably adore you – RIP dad
Ranbir’s father Rishi Kapoor is not currently in the country as he left for the US just last week for medical treatment.
The film industry took to Twitter to express sorrow over his mother’s demise.
Aamir Khan took to Twitter to express condolences and wrote, “If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishnaji was an institution in living life. A very sad loss to all of us.”
If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishnaji was an institution in living life.
A very sad loss to all of us.
My love and warmth to Randhirji, Rishiji, Chimpuji, Reema, Rituji and everyone in the family.
We love you Krishnaji.
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) October 1, 2018
Veteran on-screen character Anupam Kher tweeted, “Profoundly disheartened to find out about the miserable destruction of Krishna Raj Kapoorji. She was a standout amongst the most honorable and warm women that I met. May her spirit rest in peace. My sympathies to the whole Kapoor and Nanda family.”
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.🙏 pic.twitter.com/G4IMSuFbZJ
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 1, 2018
Actor Soha Ali Khan recounted few, but memorable moments of interaction with the Kapoor matriarch, who was always elegantly dressed.
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.
— Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi) October 1, 2018
“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,” Soha wrote.
Bollywood veteran Raveena Tandon expressed condolences to the entire Kapoor family as “an era passes away” with Krishna Raj Kapoor’s demise.
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) October 1, 2018
Karan Johar expressed condolences to the entire Kapoor family.
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