Krishna Raj Kapoor: Rare photos of late Raj Kapoor's wife with family

Updated: 01 October, 2020 11:14 IST | Nikita Wagh
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    Born in 1930, Krishna Raj Kapoor was the daughter of Raisaheb Kartar Nath Malhotra. In May 1946, late legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra and the couple had five children - three sons, Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, and two daughters, Ritu and Rima.

    In picture: A young Krishna Raj Kapoor with her filmmaker-husband Raj Kapoor, while the latter was being felicitated at an event.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor was 16 when she got married to a 22-year-old Raj Kapoor.

    In picture: Raj Kapoor with son Randhir and wife Krishna Raj Kapoor at a religious gathering.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor was the sister of renowned actors Rajendra Nath, Prem Nath and Narendra Nath. Her sister Uma is married to veteran actor Prem Chopra. Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away in Mumbai on October 1, 2018 after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 87.

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    We take a look at some candid pictures of Krishna Raj Kapoor with her family, in her remembrance.

    In picture: Krishna Raj Kapoor performing Ganpati aarti at RK Studios in 2015.

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    Neetu Singh Kapoor, the daughter-in-law of Krishna Raj Kapoor, clicked in a candid moment. The duo was quite close to each other. Neetu used to often share pictures of her mother-in-law on Instagram from their family outings.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor clicked while having a conversation with her son Randhir Kapoor.

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    Late actor Rishi Kapoor's family - mother Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir Kapoor, daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, son-in-law Bharat Sahni and granddaughter Samara Sahni holidayed in Paris in 2018, to ring in Neetu Kapoor's birthday. This picture's from the trip.

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    Neetu Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Krishna Raj Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor during Neetu's birthday celebration in 2018, Paris.

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    Another picture of Rishi Kapoor's family from the Paris vacation. Krishna Raj Kapoor looks so elegant here! Don't you think?

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor with the Nanda family. Krishna Raj Kapoor's daughter Ritu Kapoor is married to Rajan Nanda. Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda is Ritu's daughter-in-law.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor with her girl gang - her daughter-in-law, daughters and friends.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor's granddaughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni shared a throwback image on Instagram, and wrote: "I love you - I will always love you - RIP dadi."

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    Veteran actor Rajendra Nath clicked with his sister Krishna Raj Kapoor. It was Rajendra Nath's birthday party at Shatranj, Bandra.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar and Raj Kapoor at an event. The legendary singer was actually the inspiration behind 'Satyam Shivam Sundaram' (1978), Kapoor's daughter revealed in a book some years back. In fact, the filmmaker even wanted to cast Lata in the lead role.

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    Raj Kapoor sitting next to wife Krishna and Shammi Kapoor with his second wife Neela Devi (in blue sari). Shammi's first wife, Geeti Bali, died of smallpox in 1965.

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    A young Krishna Raj Kapoor with her husband Raj Kapoor. Her grandson Ranbir Kapoor had once said that he finds his grandmother the most stylish woman ever and we cannot agree more.

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    Randhir Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor with a family friend at a party.

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    Krishna Raj Kapoor with her daughter Rima Jain, who is clicked having a hearty laugh alongside her mother.

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    Rima Jain, Krishna Raj Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor clicked at a party.

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About The Gallery

It's Krishna Raj Kapoor's death anniversary today (October 1). Krishna, who married Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain. Her son Rishi Kapoor passed away earlier this year. We take a look at some rare, candid pictures of the Kapoor matriarch. (All pictures courtesy/mid-day archives, Neetu Kapoor and Riddhima Sahni's Instagram accounts)

First Published: 01 October, 2018 11:10 IST