Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan penned down a heartfelt tribute to Krishna Raj Kapoor, who passed away on Monday, October 1 in wee hours of the morning. Reportedly, she passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest and various Bollywood celebrities namely Amitabh Bachchan along with son Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Shweta Nanda among others were present at her funeral that took place at her Chembur residence in Mumbai. Taking to his popular blog, Amitabh Bachchan said: "Krishna Raj Kapoor .. the matriarch of the family .. the epitome of grace and dignity .. gentle and loving to all, caring, faultless in etiquette and family protocol, she kept this vast family of celebrated individuals together as one bond ..” He further wrote that Krishna Raj Kapoor was the bond that kept the family together.
Recalling Krishna Kapoor's advice to new brides, he said "“her famous line to brides to be: when you shall go as a bride into your husbands home, you must decide whether you want to carry scissors with you or a pair of knitting needles .. ! scissors symbolising the cutting of relations in the new home and family ; knitting needles, to knit the family together ..”
In his blog, Amitabh Bachchan further revealed that Krishna Raj Kapoor's last wish was to pass away with multi-religious prayers. He said " Insisted that when she goes she wants to have the prayers conducted by the 4 faiths: Sikh Gurubani, Hindu Pandit schloks , Priest Christian from the Bible, and words from the Quran ..”
Krishna Raj Kapoor, who tied the knot with Raj Kapoor in May 1946, was known to be a lady of huge stature. She was the one who single-handedly took care of the Kapoor family after the sudden demise of her husband. She was also the grandmother of current Bollywood stars, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor.
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