The eldest member of the Kapoor family, Krishna Raj Kapoor, 87, passed away at 4 AM, on Monday, October 1, suffering a cardiac arrest. She was the wife of the late legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor and mother of Bollywood veteran stars Randhir Kapoor, Reetu Kapoor Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Rima Kapoor Jain and Rajiv Kapoor. The news of her sudden demise broke online as several celebrities took to Twitter to extend condolence to the entire Kapoor family.
Later in the day, several Bollywood celebrities including Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Varun Dhawan amongst others attended her funeral to pay homage to the late Kapoor senior.
Here's are some of the inside pictures of the funeral ceremony:
Here are the celebrities spotted at the ceremony:
“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 Kapoor told PTI.
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.
Meanwhile Riddhima Kapoor — Rishi Kapoor’s daughter — took to Instagram with two posts featuring her grandmother and wrote, “I love you… I will always love you – RIP dadi.”
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