Rima Jain (daughter of Krishna Raj Kapoor) and Anil Kapoor were among the first to arrive at the Pali Hills bungalow
Late actor Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Raj Kapoor died on Monday at her home and soon, the Kapoors opened the gates of their home for the colleagues and family members arriving to pay their last respects to Krishna ji. Rima Jain, daughter of Raj Kapoor and Krishna ji, was among the first to arrive at the Pali Hill bungalow followed by Kareena and Karisma Kapoor, granddaughters of Krishna Raj Kapoor. Kareena's actor husband Saif Ali Khan was also there. Actor Anil Kapoor along with his wife Sunita along and brother Sanjay Kapoor and his wife Maheep also arrived on Monday morning to grieve with the family. On Monday, Randhir Kapoor (eldest of Raj Kapoor five children) confirmed his mother died of a cardiac arrest to news agency PTI.
Actors such as Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Anupam Kher and Soha Ali Khan posted tributes for Krishna Raj Kapoor on social media. Aamir Khan in his eulogy piece for Krishna Raj Kapoor said: "If Raj Kapoor was an institution in film making, Krishna ji was an institution in living life." Karan Johar, who is a close friend of Krishna Raj Kapoor's grandchildren Ranbir, Kareena and Karisma, remembered her as the 'First Lady of the Film Fraternity.' He wrote: "The embodiment of grace... of dignity... of elegance and of strength... Krishna aunty will always be the First Lady of the Film Fraternity... the most generous, kind and gentle person I have ever known with the most terrific sense of humour... will miss you Krishna aunty."
Krishna Raj Kapoor will be cremated in Chembur crematorium; however, the Kapoors are reportedly waiting for Rishi Kapoor to return from USA, where he recently went for a medical treatment.
Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra in 1946. Their children are Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Rima Jain and Ritu Nanda.