Wife of legendary actor Raj Kapoor, Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away on Monday at the age 87. Her last rites were held on Monday evening and were attended by several Bollywood celebrities including Aamir Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukherji.
Almost every member of Kapoor family was present at the funeral except for Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor.
Earlier, the reason was unknown to many until Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to explain his absence from the funeral. He wrote, "Hello all! I am taking a short leave of absence from work to go to America for some medical treatment. I urge my well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. It's been 45 years "plus"of wear and tear at the movies. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon!"
Krishna Raj Kapoor was suffering from breathing difficulties for quite some time.
In a talk with PTI, eldest son of Krishna Raj Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor said, "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’’.