Amitabh Bachchan gives a heartfelt tribute to late Krishna Raj Kapoor

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Late Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna Raj Kapoor breathed her last on Monday (October 1) due to cardiac arrest. The entire Bollywood fraternity mourned the death of the ‘First Lady of the Film Fraternity’. Also, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Shweta Nanda were present at the funeral of Krishna in Chembur, Mumbai.

To pay tribute to Krishna Raj Kapoor, Amitabh penned a heartfelt blog. He wrote,  “Krishna Raj Kapoor .. the matriarch of the family .. the epitome of grace and dignity .. gentle and loving to all .. caring .. faultless in etiquette and family protocol .. she kept this vast family of celebrated individuals together as one bond ..”

Amitabh also wrote in his blog what advice Krishna used to give to the new brides, “her famous line to brides to be: when you shall go as a bride into your husbands home, you must decide whether you want to carry scissors with you or a pair of knitting needles..! scissors symbolising the cutting of relations in the new home and family; knitting needles, to knit the family together ..”

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Amitabh also revealed,  “Insisted that when she goes she wants to have the prayers conducted by the 4 faiths: Sikh Gurubani, Hindu Pandit schloks, Priest Christian from the Bible, and words from the Quran ..”

Apart from Amitabh Bachchan, other celebs like Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar among others paid tribute to Krishna Raj Kapoor through Twitter. While Akshay called her an ’embodiment of grace’, Aamir called her ‘an institution in living life’.

Here are the tweets.

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