Ritu Nanda cremated in Delhi; Bachchans, Kapoors pay tribute, Abhishek consoles niece Navya

The daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor passed away at the age of 71, after battling cancer.

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Clockwise from top left: Abhishek Bachchan with niece Navya and nephew Agastya, Reema Jain, Rishi Kapoor, the Kapoors and Nandas at Ritu Nanda's funeral.
Ritu Nanda, entrepreneur and daughter of late Bollywood actor and film-maker Raj Kapoor, passed away in the wee hours of Monday, after battling cancer.

The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda and is survived by son Nikhil and daughter Natasha, was cremated in New Delhi. Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter Shweta is married to Nikhil, flew to the National Capital along with daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai.

​Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attend Nanda's funeral.
Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attend Nanda's funeral.


Abhishek Bachchan, who also attended Nanda's last rites, was seen comforting his niece Navya, as she and brother Agastya paid their last respects to their grandmother.

​Abhishek Bachchan consoles niece Navya Naveli Nanda.
Abhishek Bachchan consoles niece Navya Naveli Nanda.

The Kapoor brothers, Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv, along with sister Reema Jain also paid tribute to their sister.

​Rishi Kapoor with Nanda's family and friends at the funeral.
Rishi Kapoor with Nanda's family and friends at the funeral.

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​Reema Jain (L) and Randhir Kapoor paid their last respects to their sister.
Reema Jain (L) and Randhir Kapoor paid their last respects to their sister.

​Reema Jain's son Armaan at his aunt's funeral.​
Reema Jain's son Armaan at his aunt's funeral.

Rishi and Neetu Kapoor's daughter, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, who had earlier taken to Instagram to mourn the loss of her paternal aunt or bua, was accompanied by husband Bharat Sahni at the funeral.

Kapoors, Bachchans Bid Tearful Goodbye To Ritu Nanda
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Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda, had been battling cancer.

Bollywood's Kapoors and Bachchans flew down to Delhi to join the Nandas for her last rites that were held in the city.

In Pic (Clockwise from top left): Nikhil, Natasha and Agstya Nanda, Rishi and Riddhima Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan with niece Navya, Big B at the funeral.

Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda, had been battling ca..
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Ritu Nanda is survived by son Nikhil and daughter Nitasha. Nikhil married Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta in 1997, and the couple have two children - Navya and Agstya. Abhishek Bachchan, who also joined the family at the funeral, was seen consoling his teary-eyed niece and nephew.

In Pic (L to R): Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Nikhil Nanda, Agstya, Abhishek Bachchan and Navya Naveli Nanda.

Ritu Nanda is survived by son Nikhil and daughter Nitasha. Nikhil married Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta in 1997, and the couple have two children - Navya and Agstya. Abhishek Bachchan, who also..
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Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Randhir Kapoor were teary eyed as they bid farewell to their sister.

The '102 Not Out' actor, who underwent treatment for cancer in New York last year, wore a pollution mask as he accompanied his family for the funeral.

Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Randhir Kapoor were teary eyed as they bid farewell to their sister.The '102 Not Out' actor, who underwent treatment for cancer in New York last year, wore a pollution mas..
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Amitabh Bachchan, who had shared the news of Nanda's demise on his blog, saying, "My ‘samdhan’ Ritu Nanda, Shweta’s Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 Am .. cannot communicate .. travelling", also attended her last rites in the city. The 77-year-old actor beat Delhi's winter and stayed warm in a beige down jacket.

Daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan also joined the family in New Delhi.

Amitabh Bachchan, who had shared the news of Nanda's demise on his blog, saying, "My ‘samdhan’ Ritu Nanda, Shweta’s Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 Am .. cannot communicate .. travelling",..
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Rima Jain's son Armaan, who recently had a roka ceremony with Anissa Malhotra, also flew to Delhi for his aunt's funeral. The 29-year-old is reportedly set to tie the knot this year.

In Pic: Jain in a conversation with Bachchan Jr.

Rima Jain's son Armaan, who recently had a roka ceremony with Anissa Malhotra, also flew to Delhi for his aunt's funeral. The 29-year-old is reportedly set to tie the knot this year.In Pic: Jain in a..
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Nanda was involved with Life Insurance Corporation of India and was rumoured to have made it to the Guinness Book for selling a record 17,000 pension plans in a day.

Escorts CMD Rajan Nanda Cremated; Kapoors, Bachchans Pay Tribute
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Rajan Nanda, business tycoon and the chairman & Chief Managing Director of Escorts Limited, passed away on Sunday at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon after a brief illness. The 76-year-old Nanda was the chairman of Escorts that manufactures tractors and construction equipment. He had joined Escorts at the age of 23 and took over the reins after his father HP Nanda stepped down in 1994.

There was a considerable Bollywood representation at his last rites in Delhi. Nanda's son, Nikhil, is married to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta.

In Pic: Escorts Group MD Nikhil Nanda, along with his son Agastya, at the cremation of Escorts Group CMD Rajan Nanda, at Nanda House in New Delhi on Monday.

Rajan Nanda, business tycoon and the chairman & Chief Managing Director of Escorts Limited, passed away on Sunday at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon after a brief illness. The 76-year-old Nanda was t..
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The cremation took place at the Nanda House in New Delhi's Lodhi Road on Monday afternoon. Abhishek Bachchan, whose sister Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda, and his wife Aishwarya were there to give moral support.


A day after the cremation, Escorts Limited announced the appointment of Nikhil Nanda as Chairman and Managing Director.



The cremation took place at the Nanda House in New Delhi's Lodhi Road on Monday afternoon. Abhishek Bachchan, whose sister Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda, and his wife Aishwarya were there to give..
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The Bachchans were represented by Abhishek and Aishwarya. Both stars flew down from Mumbai to be at the side of Shweta who is married to Nikhil Nanda. Abhishek was seen at Nikhil's side during the last rites that were conducted at the Nanda House in New Delhi.

The Bachchans were represented by Abhishek and Aishwarya. Both stars flew down from Mumbai to be at the side of Shweta who is married to Nikhil Nanda. Abhishek was seen at Nikhil's side during the la..
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Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is shooting for Ayan Mukherjee's 'Brahmastra' in Bulgaria, took to social media to remember Rajan Nanda. Both families go back to the 1990s when Bachchan's daughter, Shweta, tied the knot with the Nanda scion, Nikhil.

On his blog, the Big B wrote on Monday: "My relative Mr Rajan Nanda, Nikhil's father and father-in-law of Shweta, just passed away. Leaving for India," said the megastar, adding: "Yes, the personal tragedy is now in disclosure and transmitted... but it had a lead... a lead of distress and anxiety and apprehension from a time of some immediate length... the obvious nested facts were not pressed into the print of this page, but there were hidden hints of them in it. My hidden heart can bleed within... unseen... but it takes not away the pain of its emission."

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is shooting for Ayan Mukherjee's 'Brahmastra' in Bulgaria, took to social media to remember Rajan Nanda. Both families go back to the 1990s when Bachchan's daughter, ..
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The Bachchans were not the only Bollywood family at the Nanda House. The Kapoors also showed up in full strength. Actor Rishi Kapoor, whose sister Ritu is married to Rajan Nanda, also flew down to Delhi to attend the last rites of Rajan Nanda.

The Bachchans were not the only Bollywood family at the Nanda House. The Kapoors also showed up in full strength. Actor Rishi Kapoor, whose sister Ritu is married to Rajan Nanda, also flew down to De..
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Rishi Kapoor's brother and yesteryear actor Randhir Kapoor also flew down to be by his sister Ritu and nephew Nikhil's side. Here, the father of Karisma, Kareena is seen at the Lodhi Crematorium in New Delhi on Monday.

Rishi Kapoor's brother and yesteryear actor Randhir Kapoor also flew down to be by his sister Ritu and nephew Nikhil's side. Here, the father of Karisma, Kareena is seen at the Lodhi Crematorium in N..
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In a December 2017 picture, the Nandas are seen bonding at the birth anniversary of Raj Kapoor. Seen here clockwise from left, Rajan Nanda, Nitasha Nanda, Nikhil Nanda, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda, and Raj Kapoor's daughters, Ritu Nanda, and Reema Jain.

In a December 2017 picture, the Nandas are seen bonding at the birth anniversary of Raj Kapoor. Seen here clockwise from left, Rajan Nanda, Nitasha Nanda, Nikhil Nanda, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda, and Raj..
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