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Krishna Raj Kapoor remembered as graceful, dignified; tributes pour in on Twitter

Lata Mangeshkar, Raj Babbar, Gautam Singhania and other prominent personalities tweeted in her memory.

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Updated: Oct 01, 2018, 04.10 PM IST
Krishna Raj Kapoor (L), From top (Karan Johar, Soha Ali Khan, Gautam Singhania)
ahni Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, passed away at the age of 87, on Monday morning, following a cardiac arrest.

Her son Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news, saying, "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."

The last rites will be performed at the Chembur crematorium.

Grand-daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni shared heart-warming posts on Instagram.

Other than the Kapoor clan, Bollywood celebs and corporate honchos took to Twitter to offer condolences.

Krishna Raj Kapoor: A Life In Pictures

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The End Of An Era

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Krishna Kapoor, the widow of the legendary Bollywood actor-film-maker RajKapoor, died on Monday in Mumbai. The 87-year-old who had married Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain. Her death was announced by her eldest son, Randhir on Monday morning. In Pic: In this undated frame, Raj Kapoor is seen with his wife Krishna Kapoor at a public function in Bombay.

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