The eldest member of Kapoor family and late legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away early Monday morning, October 1. The 87-year-old lady suffered a cardiac arrest. The colleagues and family members arrived to pay their last respects to Krishna ji.
Kareena and Karisma Kapoor, granddaughters of Krishna Raj Kapoor arrived with Kareena’s husband Saif Ali Khan. Her daughter Ritu Nanda arrived before her granddaughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda, who was accompanied by her father Amitabh Bachchan. Here are pictures of family and colleagues arriving at the Pali Hill bungalow:
Kareena Kapoor attending the funeral
Karisma Kapoor arriving
Kajol paying her respects
Naturally, the celebs took to social media to pay their respects. Granddaughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni confirming the sad news of her grandmother’s demise by sharing a photo of her last trip.
Bollywood’s perfectionist Aamir Khan tweeted
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
This is what Farah Khan said
Such sad news this morning.. the most beautiful lady of our industry Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away.. my heart goes out to the entire family.. Krishna Aunty may you rest in peace.
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) October 1, 2018
Raveena Tandon offered her condolences
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) October 1, 2018
Lata Mangeshkar recalling the old days:
Raj Kapoor ji ki patni Krishna Raj Kapoor ji ke swargwas ki khabar sunke main atyant dukhi hun. Krishna bhabhi bahut acche swabhav ki thi,hum kaafi baatein kiya karte the. Main samast Kapoor pariwar ke dukh mein shamil hun.Ishwar Krisha Bhabhi ki aatma ko shanti pradan kare.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) October 1, 2018
Bollywood’s Bhai offering his respect
Krishna aunty .. my mother and me will miss u always.. #KrishnaRajKapoor
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 1, 2018
Karan Johar tweeted
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
Soha Ali Khan left a heartfelt note
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
Anupam Kher also tweeted
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
Krishna Raj Kapoor, who married Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is survived by her five children Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, and Rimi Jain. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family.