Raj Kapoor's daughter Ritu Nanda is no more. She died early morning on January 14. She has reportedly been suffering from cancer for a long time. She was diagnosed with cancer in the year 2013 and had been on medication ever since. Ritu Nanda's last rites will be performed at 1.30 pm at Lodhi Road cremation ground in Delhi. The news of her demise was confirmed by her brother and veteran actor Randhir Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor's wife Neetu Kapoor also took to her Instagram to share a picture with Ritu Nanda.
Ritu Nanda is survived by husband Rajan Nanda, son Nikhil Nanda and daughter Natasha Nanda. Ritu was also connected to the Bachchan family. Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda is married to Ritu's son Nikhil.
Neetu Kapoor wrote, "My dearest may your soul Rest In Peace."
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter Shweta is married to her son Nikhil, also mourned her loss on his blog. The 76-year-old actor wrote, " My ‘samdhan’ Ritu Nanda, Shweta’s Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 Am .. cannot communicate .. travelling."
Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima also posted on Instagram: "To the kindest most gentle person I‘ve ever met - They don’t make them like you anymore - RIP bua #missyoualways."
Ritu Nanda was married to Industrial Rajan Nanda. She was mother to son Nikhil Nanda and daughter Natasha Nanda. Ritu Nanda was the daughter of actor-director Raj Kapoor and his wife, Krishna. She was born in Mumbai on 30 October 1948 and belonged to the most illustrious filmy family of India. Sister of actors Randhir and Rishi Kapoor, Ritu was also connected to the Bachchan family. Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda is married to Ritu's son Nikhil.