Wife Of Legendary Raj Kapoor, Krishna Raj Kapoor Dies At Age 87 After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

| October 1 , 2018 , 10:09 IST

Legendary actor, producer and director Raj Kapoor’s wife, Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away on Monday morning from cardiac arrest at the age of 87 years. According to the media reports, she has been complaining of breathlessness from past couple of years.

She was the mother of Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Kapoor Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Kapoor Jain and Rajiv Kapoor. Krishna was the eldest member of the Kapoor family.

Her eldest son and veteran actor Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news to PTI, "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.”

Randhir added that the last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium.

Many actors took to their Twitter accounts to pay their condolences to the family

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Krishna was the most dignified and strong woman. She married Raj Kapoor in May 1946. She was an anchor, who was solely responsible for keeping the whole family tied together after the death of Raj Kapoor in 1988.