Shweta Nanda’s mother-in-law Ritu Nanda dies, Amitabh, Aishwarya, rush to Delhi


Ritu NandaShweta Nanda’s mother-in-law and sister of  Rishi, Randhir, Rajiv and Rima Kapoor and daughter of Raj Kapoor passed away at 1:15 am. She was 71 and was battling cancer for the past seven years.  

Megastar Amitabh Bachhan shared the sad news on his blog, "My 'samdhan' Ritu Nanda, Shweta's Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 am... cannot communicate... travelling."

Amitabh Bachchan with his bahurani Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, flew to Delhi on Tuesday afternoon to attend Ritu Nanda's funeral. Aishwarya and Amitabh Bachchan were spotted at Mumbai's Kalina airport, exiting their cars. The actress was dressed in white salwar kameez with hair open while Big B donned white kurta, pyjama paired with brown jacket.

Shweta's close friends Gauri Khan and Karan Johar were also spotted leaving Mumbai.

Rishi Kapoor's wife Neetu Kapoor remembered her sister-in-law in an Instagram post, saying: "My dearest, may your soul rest in peace." Neetu and Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also mourned Ritu Nanda's death. "To the kindest most gentle person I've ever met - They don't make them like you anymore - RIP bua." 

Ritu Nanda was married to industrialist Rajan Nanda. She has two children, Nikhil Nanda and Natasha Nanda.Nikhil was married to Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta and the couple has two children, Navya Naveli Nanda and Agastya Nanda.

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