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Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of actor Raj Kapoor, passes away

Oct 01, 2018 17:19 IST
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Kapoor matriarch Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, died on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest; she was 87. Her eldest son and veteran actor Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news to the media, “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.” She is survived by her five children -- sons Randhir, Rishi and Rajeev and daughters Ritu and Riima. Born Krishna Malhotra, she married Raj Kapoor in 1946. Krishna is the sister of another popular Hindi films actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath.