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The last surviving member of Raj Kapoor’s generation, his wife Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away at the age of 87 on early Monday morning.

The news about the matriarch’s death was announced by her son, Randhir Kapoor, who told the Indian wire services about her demise due to a cardiac arrest.

“My mother passed away at about 5 am today due to cardiac arrest…old age was another factor,” Randhir told the Press Trust of India. “We are deeply saddened by her demise.”

Krishna Raj Kapoor was married to the Mera Naam Joker actor, Raj Kapoor, in May 1946. She is survived by children Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Ritu Nanda and Reema Kapoor, as well as her Bollywood celebrity grandchildren, Ranbir, Kareena, and Karishma Kapoor.

The last rites will be performed at Chembur crematorium.

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