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Krishna Kapoor, widow of Raj Kapoor, dead

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Krishna Kapoor, the widow of the legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, died here on Monday, said a family member. She was 87.

Krishna, who married Raj in May 1946, is survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters and

"Regret to announce I lost my mother early this morning. She died peacefully," Randhir said in a statement.

Her granddaughter Riddhima Sahni shared a throwback image on Instagram, and wrote: "I love you- I will always love you - RIP dadi."

Riddhima's father Rishi is not currently in the country as he left for the just last week for a medical treatment.

The film industry took to to express sorrow over his mother's demise.

Veteran tweeted: "Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of 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."

Khan recounted few, but memorable moments of interaction with the Kapoor matriarch, who was always elegantly dressed.

"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.

expressed condolences to the entire as "an era passes away" with Krishna Raj Kapoor's demise.

Preeti Sharma Menon, National Executive Member, Aam Aadmi Party, said: "For many old timers of our suburb, she will always be the graceful of Chembur".



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First Published: Mon, October 01 2018. 10:12 IST