Ritu Nanda passes away; Amitabh Bachchan flies to Delhi
Mumbai : Shweta Bachchan's mother-in-law Ritu Nanda, Raj Kapoor's elder daughter, passed away on Tuesday. She was 71-year-old and was battling from the cancer for seven years.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan who shared a note on his blog, flew to the national capital on Tuesday afternoon, presumably to attend the funeral. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also hooked along with Big B. Aishwarya and Amitabh Bachchan were spotted at Mumbai's Kalina airport, exiting their cars and entering the airport in a rush.
On Tuesday morning, Amitabh Bachchan shared the news of sad demise of Ritu Nanda on his official blog. He wrote, "My 'samdhan' Ritu Nanda, Shweta's Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 am... cannot communicate... travelling."
Other than the Bachchans, Karan Johar and Gauri Khan were spotted at the Mumbai airport. They both are a close friend of Shweta Bachchan Nanda.
Ritu Nanda, the sister of Rishi, Randhir, Rajiv and Rima Kapoor, was married to industrialist Rajan Nanda. They have a daughter, Nitasha, and a son, Nikhil, who married Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda in 1997. Ritu Nanda was the grandmother of Shweta and Nikhil's children Navya Naveli and Agastya.