Ritu Nanda Passes Away

Carla Harmon
January 14, 2020

Her daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also took shared a post to mourn her 'bua's demise.

The morning definitely didn't start on a positive note for the Bachchan family as we all woke up to the news that Sweta Bachchan Nanda's mother-in-law Ritu Nanda had passed away. Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor and Reema Jain's sister Ritu Nanda was suffering from cancer. She passed away at the age of 71 while battling cancer. She was suffering from Cancer.

"To the kindest most gentle person I've ever met - They don't make them like you anymore - RIP bua #missyoualways", she wrote. The couple's son Nikhil Nanda is married to Shweta Nanda.


According to Pinkvilla, Nanda was the chairwoman and chief executive officer of Ritu Nanda Insurance Services (RNIS).

On Tuesday, Gauri Khan had scheduled to host a party for her friends Maheep Kapoor, Neelam Kothari Soni, Bhavana Panday, and Seema Khan to celebrate their new show for friend and filmmaker Karan Johar's digital production company Dharmatic Entertainment at her design studio in Mumbai. Her grandfather was actor Prithviraj Kapoor, and maternal uncles are actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath.

She entered the Guinness Book of Records for selling 17,000 pension policies in a single day.


Ritu Nanda penned an official biography on her legendary father, "Raj Kapoor: The One and Only Showman", which was a big hit and translated into several languages including Russian, and sold over 100,000 copies in Russia where he was very popular.

We are extremely sorry for the loss of the Kapoor and Nanda family.


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