Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

Updated: Jan 18, 2020, 14:18
  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    On January 17, 2020, Ritu Nanda's, daughter of late actor Raj Kapoor, ashes were immersed in the Ganga river at Haridwar by his son Nikhil Nanda, who was accompanied by his daughter, Navya Nanda Naveli, son Agastya Nanda and brother-in-law Abhishek Bachchan. Ritu Nanda was the mother-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda.(All photos/Pallav Paliwal)

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  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    Ritu Nanda, daughter of legendary filmmaker Raj Kapoor, passed away in Delhi early on Tuesday at the age of 71. She was battling cancer for the last few years.

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  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    The sister of Kapoor actor-brothers Rishi, Randhir, Rajiv and Rima, Ritu Nanda married to the former Escorts Group Chairman Rajan Nanda who passed away two years ago. She is survived her son Nikhil Nanda, daughter Natasha and grandchildren, besides members of the large Kapoor and Nanda families.

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  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    Ritu Nanda was one among the Kapoor family's 'betis' who kept away from the glamour and grit of the Bollywood to become an independent entrepreneur, initially in the household appliances business which, however, collapsed and later in the sunshine insurance sector, where she also shone.

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  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    Ritu Nanda was the Chairwoman of the Ritu Nanda Insurance Services (RNIS) and set new insurance records for which she bagged several coveted awards, including the 'Best Insurance Advisor of the Decade' from the public sector monolithic Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). For selling a staggering 17,000 pension plan policies in a single day, she got an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records.

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  • Abhishek Bachchan, Navya and Agastya Nanda immerse Ritu Nanda's ashes in Ganga

    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. Later, she wrote another book, "Raj Kapoor Speaks".

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Abhishek Bachchan, Navya Nanda Naveli, Agastya Nanda and Nikhil Nanda immerse ashes of late Ritu Nanda in Ganga, Haridwar. The family bid a final farewell to Ritu Nanda.