Shweta Bachchan Nanda breaks down at mother-in-law Ritu Nanda's prayer meet, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor pay emotional tributes

At the prayer meeting, Shweta and her daughter Navya Naveli broke down while remembering Ritu Nanda while Jaya Bachchan was seen wiping away her tears.

Shweta Bachchan Nanda breaks down at mother-in-law Ritu Nanda's prayer meet, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor pay emotional tributes
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New Delhi: Over the weekend, members of the Nanda, Kapoor and Bachchan families gathered in Delhi to pay their last respects to Ritu Nanda, who died on January 14. Ritu Nanda was late actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's elder daughter. She was married to industrialist Rajan Nanda with whom she had two children - Nikhil (married to Shweta Bachchan) and Nitasha. 

At the prayer meeting, Shweta and her daughter Navya Naveli broke down while remembering Ritu Nanda while Jaya Bachchan was seen wiping away her tears. Pictures and videos from the prayer meet have been shared by Delhi-based singer Ankit Batra on social media. The song 'Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan' echoed in the hall making everyone very emotional. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Condolence Meet Part 2 Ritu Nanda ji

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Amitabh Bachchan, who had earlier penned a tribute to Ritu Nanda on his blog, delivered a heartwarming speech at the prayer meeting. Her brother Rishi Kapoor also took the dais to fondly remember Ritu Nanda. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Condolence Meet Part 4: Ritu Nanda ji

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Other members of the Kapoor family who were part of the prayer meeting were Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and wife Babita, Rajiv Kapoor, Rima Jain and husband Manoj Jain and Shammi Kapoor's wife Neila Devi. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Condolence Meet Part 3: Ritu Nanda ji

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Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya and their son Abhishek made sure they were by Shweta and the Nanda family's side. The Bachchans, including Aishwarya Rai, had flown to Delhi after Ritu Nanda's death. Abhishek also accompanied Nikhil, Navya and Agastya (Nikhil and Shweta's son) to Haridwar to immerse her ashes. 

Days after Ritu Nanda's death, Shweta shared a picture of herself with her mother-in-law and Navya and wrote, "Will miss you dearly."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Will miss you dearly 

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Ritu Nanda died of cancer at the age of 71. Her funeral was attended by most of her family members, the Bachchans and the Kapoors.