Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away at 87 after suffering cardiac arrest
The last rites will be performed at the Chembur crematorium.
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She was 87.
"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," son Randhir told PTI.
In May 1946, Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra and the couple had five children - three sons, Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, and two daughters, Ritu and Rima.
The last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium, Randhir said.
Granddaughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni took to Instagram to share the news.
Bollywood too took to Twitter to offer condolences.
. Condolences to the entire Kapoor family. An era passes away,#KrishnaRajKapoor .God give you strength,and may… https://t.co/PSbXu07mxe— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) 1538360863000
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of #KrishnaRajKapoor The few times I interacted with her were so memorable; sh… https://t.co/4OTmxdQXvO— Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi) 1538366000000
Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt. #KrishnaRajKapoorJi. She was one of the most dignified and af… https://t.co/yFbkS2oy26— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) 1538363941000
Saddened to hear the demise of #KrishnaRajKapoor ji my deepest condolences, May God give immense strength to whol… https://t.co/eghL6fIS8Z— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) 1538366617000
Such sad news this morning.. the most beautiful lady of our industry Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away.. my heart goes… https://t.co/KN0u3VCOaP— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) 1538366327000
She had such an uncommon elegance and warmth. My mom wrote Prem Rog for RK. She told me many stories of Krishna Ji’… https://t.co/yYQCdffD24— Anupama Chopra (@anupamachopra) 1538367049000
Deepest condolences to the Kapoor and Nanda family on the passing of #KrishnaRajKapoor .. Truly one of the most ele… https://t.co/2TwvgRpY7Y— Sophie Choudry (@Sophie_Choudry) 1538367312000