The Kapoor family is in mourning. After a long battle with cancer, the late Raj Kapoor’s eldest daughter, Ritu Nanda, breathed it last Tuesday morning in Delhi. Ms. Nanda’s son Nikhil is married to Amitabh and the daughter of Jaya Bachchans Shweta. Tuesday morning, the Bachchan family left for Delhi for the last rites. The Kapoors were also expected to arrive in Delhi very soon. Apparently, the brother of the late Ritu Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, who was gravely ill until recently, is the hardest hit by the tragedy.
Abhishek Bachchan and Navya Naveli Nanda at the funeral of Ritu Nanda. Navya Naveli Nanda’s brother, Agsthya Nanda, is also present at the funeral
Rishi Kapoor arrives at the funeral
Armaan Jain arrived at Ritu Nanda’s residence to attend his aunt’s last rites
Armaan’s brother Aadar Jain was also spotted at Ritu Nanda in Delhi
“Of all the Kapoors, Chintu (Rishi Kapoor) was the closest to her. He is devastated by his death, ”informs a source close to the Kapoors. Known to be always happy, the deterioration of Ritu Kapoor-Nanda’s health had erased the smile from her face in recent years. She spent most of her last years in the United States receiving medical treatment for her illness. “She was Raj Saab’s favorite. The daughter of the sun. Too bad, the disease destroyed his happiness. But through her, she was still a happy person. She bravely fought the disease for nine years, “said a source close to the family.
Neetu Singh with Ritu Nanda
Rishi himself bravely fought cancer. He had spent much of 2018 in the United States fighting the disease with several stars meeting him while he was sick. The Kapoor brothers and sisters are known to be close enough, although Sister Ritu is rarely in the spotlight. With the spotlight firmly turned to male members in the 70s and 80s – Rishi, Randhir and Rajeev – Ritu stayed away from the world of cinema.