Wife of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, Krishna Kapoor, 87 breathed her last this morning. She succumbed to a cardiac arrest. The tragic news was confirmed by son Randhir Kapoor to PTI. 

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“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,” Randhir told PTI as quoted by The Hindustan Times. Mother of five children Randhir, Rishi and Rajeev and daughters Ritu and Riima. Born as Krishna Malhotra, she was the sister of popular Hindi films actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath.

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I love you- I will always love you – RIP dadi ❤️

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The last rites will be performed at Chembur Crematorium.

The tragic news has shaken the film industry and condolences have been pouring in ever since. Grand-daughter Riddhima shared a tribute on social media while many others recalled the fond memories they shared with this legend.


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