The senior most member of the first family i.e. the Kapoor family of Bollywood, Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away this morning at 4 AM of cardiac arrest.
Wife of the legendary Raj Kapoor and mother of Randhir, Rishi, Rajeev, Rima and Ritu Kapoor was 88 years old and lived in the heritage RK Cottage in Deonar, Chembur. With such a great loss, condolences have started to pour in from the entire film fraternity to the Kapoor family.
It was Raveena Tandon who broke the sad news of her demise on Twitter by tweeting,
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) October 1, 2018
Anupam Kher too took to Twitter to share his disbelieve and tweeted;
Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt. #KrishnaRajKapoorJi. She was one of the most dignified and affectionate ladies that I met. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire Kapoor and Nanda family. Om Shanti.🙏 pic.twitter.com/G4IMSuFbZJ
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 1, 2018
Soha Ali Khan was equally disheartened:
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of #KrishnaRajKapoor The few times I interacted with her were so memorable; she was an incredible personality full of life and passion and with never a hair out place! She will be missed greatly. My deepest condolences to the family.
— Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi) October 1, 2018
Farah Khan tweeted;
Such sad news this morning.. the most beautiful lady of our industry Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away.. my heart goes out to the entire family.. Krishna Aunty may you rest in peace.
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) October 1, 2018
Sophie Choudry too offered her condolence by tweeting;
— Sophie Choudry (@Sophie_Choudry) October 1, 2018
Ekta Kapoor tweeted:
Rip Krishna aunty 🙁 pic.twitter.com/y59UMvZMeF
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) October 1, 2018
Aamir Khan too tweeted his condolences:
If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishnaji was an institution in living life.
A very sad loss to all of us.
My love and warmth to Randhirji, Rishiji, Chimpuji, Reema, Rituji and everyone in the family.
We love you Krishnaji.
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) October 1, 2018
Kunal Kemmu tweeted:
Elegant, regal and loving – that’s how I remember Krishnaji from the few times that we met. She will be dearly missed. Condolences, love and prayers to the family. #KrishnaRajKapoor
— kunal kemmu (@kunalkemmu) October 1, 2018
Tusshar Kapoor tweeted:
— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) October 1, 2018
Karan Johar tweeted:
The embodiment of grace…of dignity …of elegance and of stength….Krishna aunty will always be the First Lady of the Film Fraternity…the most generous, kind and gentle person I have ever known with the most terrific sense of humour…will miss you Krishna aunty❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/8CSo7rw19V
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) October 1, 2018
Hrithik Roshan tweeted:
Thank you Krishna Aunty for always being so kind and loving and for your blessings that you so lovingly gave every single time that I met you. Your grace and dignity lives on. I feel so much love for you. Rest In Peace #KrishnaRajKapoor
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) October 1, 2018
Sanjay Dutt tweeted:
Heartbroken to hear about Krishna aunty’s demise. She was one of the sweetest women I had the pleasure of knowing. I have such wonderful memories of spending quality time with her! My heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family. May she rest in peace.
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) October 1, 2018
Salman Khan tweeted:
Krishna aunty .. my mother and me will miss u always.. #KrishnaRajKapoor
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) October 1, 2018
It is like an era has ended and is a huge loss for the film fraternity.
May her soul rest in peace and god give courage to the Kapoor family to get over this loss.