The wife of the legendary actor-filmmaker, Raj Kapoor and the Kapoor family matriarch, Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away due to cardiac arrest. "We are deeply saddened by her demise", son Randhir told Press Trust of India shortly after her demise. She married Raj Kapoor in 1946. Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon first tweeted about the demise of Krishna Raj Kapoor. Raj Kapoor died in 1988.
Krishna Kapoor was known for her elegance and fortitude, as the tributes on Twitter revealed. "Condolences to the entire Kapoor family".
In the industry, Krishna commanded a lot of respect, and that was visible as a string of celebrities turned up to pay their last respects.
For the uninitiated, Krishna Raj Kapoor was the sister of renowned actors Rajendra Nath, Prem Nath and Narendra Nath.
In picture: Rajiv Kapoor at the Kapoor residence in Chembur. Ritu Kapoor has gone on record often claiming how she was the life of every party and the greatest "performer" in the family.