Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri arrived at the Kapoor bungalow in Chembur to offer her condolences to the mourning family of Krishna Raj Kapoor. All picture/Yogen Shah
Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor, was given a tearful send-off on October 1 as the film industry joined her family in paying their last respects.
In picture: Gauri Khan seen leaving from the Kapoor residence in Chembur.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra also came in to offer her condolences to Kapoor family at their Chembur residence.
The 87-year-old matriarch of the Kapoor family passed away due to cardiac arrest at 5 am on October 1, her eldest son Randhir Kapoor confirmed.
"It's a big loss for the family. Although she used to be in and out of the hospital owing to age-related issues since the past few years, we never saw this coming. She was a pillar of strength; full of life and enthusiasm," Randhir Kapoor told mid-day.
In picture Shilpa Shetty and friend at the Kapoor home.
Suniel Shetty and daughter Athiya Shetty arrived at the Kapoor residence to offer their condolences to the family.
Krishna Raj Kapoor was cremated according to Sikh and Hindu rituals. Her sons, Randhir and Rajiv, performed the last rites, in the presence of family members, including granddaughters Kareena and Riddhima, daughter Rima Jain and grandsons Armaan and Adar.
In picture: Athiya Shetty seen offering her condolences to a family member at Kapoor home in Chembur.
Karan Johar's mother Hiroo Johar, who was a friend of Krishna Raj Kapoor came in to offer condolences to the Kapoor family.
Rishi Kapoor, along with wife Neetu, and son Ranbir were not present for Krishna Raj Kapoor's last rites. The veteran actor recently went to the US for medical treatment.
In picture: Sanjay Kapoor's wife Maheep at the Kapoor residence in Chembur.
Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra in May 1946 and the couple is survived by five children -- three sons, Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, and two daughters, Ritu Nanda and Rima Jain.
In picture: Kareena Kapoor Khan and family at their Chembur residence.
The wife and mother of some of the biggest stars in Bollywood, Krishna Raj Kapoor always stayed away from the limelight.
In picture: Kareena Kapoor Khan with mother Babita at the Kapoor home.
Amitabh Bachchan also paid homage to Krishna Raj Kapoor saying she kept a "vast family of celebrated individuals" united. "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," the actor wrote.
In picture: Kareena and mother Babita at Chembur home.
Amitabh Bachchan quoted Krishna Raj Kapoor's "famous lines". "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... [sic]" the actor, who also attended her cremation, wrote.
In picture: Karisma Kapoor at the Krishna Raj bungalow in Chembur.
Neetu Kapoor, who couldn't attend the funeral of her mother-in-law Krishna Raj Kapoor, said she will always hold a special place in her heart.
In picture: Riddhima's husband Bharat Sahni and daughter Samara Sahni at the Kapoor residence
As Ranbir was in the US with father Rishi for latter's treatment, sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and family were there to support the Kapoor family during this testing times.
"She was such a huge influence in my life. Admired her elegance, wit, generosity and warmth. She will always stay in my heart. No one like her. Best human being, loved her. Best friend, [sic]" Neetu posted on Instagram on Tuesday (October 2) while sharing a picture of herself with Krishna.
In picture: Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and family at Chembur residence.
Gauri Khan, Shila Shetty Kundra, Suniel Shetty with daughter Athiya and other celebs came in to offer their condolences to Kareena Kapoor Khan, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and family after Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away on 1st October. We have pictures
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