Rishi Kapoor's sister Ritu Nanda passes away at 71

Rishi Kapoor’s sister Ritu Nanda passes away

In a rare glimpse, Ritu Nanda featured in this adorable photo with her grandchildren Agastya and Navya Naveli, shared by socialite Natapasha Poonawalla.

Rishi and Neetu Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Sahni also shared a heartfelt message for her bua on her Instagram handle.

Legendary actor Raj Kapoor's elder daughter and Shweta Bachchan's mother-in-law Ritu Nanda passed away at the age of 71 today (January 14, 2020).

Confirming the news, her brother Randhir told Indian Express, "Ritu Nanda passed away early morning today".

Ritu Nanda had initially started her entrepreneurial journey in the household appliances business but it collapsed later on.

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She was suffering from cancer. Their son Nikhil Nanda is married to Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta. Bollywood celebrities including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan & Randhir Kapoor, among others immediately rushed to Delhi in order to attend the funeral.

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

Born in 1948, Ritu was an entrepreneur working in the life insurance space.

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. She reportedly holds the record for selling 17000 pension policies in a day. She was also the aunt of actors Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor.

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