Legendary filmmaker and actor Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor breathed her last today early morning on October 1. She was at the age of 87. She was suffering from cardiac problems for the last few years. Her son Randhir Kapoor told PTI, "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."

Krishna married Raj Kapoor in May 1946. She is survived by Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Ritu Nanda and Reema Kapoor.

Many Bollywood celebrities offered their condolences on Twitter.

Anupam Kher wrote, "Deeply saddened to learn about the sad demise of Smt. #KrishnaRajKapoorJi. She was one of the most dignified and affectionate ladies that I met. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire Kapoor and Nanda family. Om Shanti.🙏"

Raveena Tandon tweeted, "Condolences to the entire Kapoor family. An era passes away,#KrishnaRajKapoor .God give you strength,and may the soul rest in peace. Om Shanti. @chintskap"

Farah Khan tweeted, "Such sad news this morning.. the most beautiful lady of our industry Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away.. my heart goes out to the entire family.. Krishna Aunty may you rest in peace."