Rajan Nanda, Shweta Bachchan’s father-in-law passes away at 76 in Delhi on Sunday. Aishwarya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan arrived at the funeral to pay last respects to the departed soul. Rajan Nanda is also the husband of Ritu Nanda, the eldest daughter of the late Bollywood superstar Raj Kapoor.
Rajan Nanda was the chairman of the Escorts group. Nanda hails from Fazilka, Punjab and joined the Escorts group in the year 1965. He became the chairman of the group in the year 1994. Rajan Nanda and Ritu Nanda have two children Nikhil and Natasha. Nikhil Nanda is married to Shweta Nanda, the daughter of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. Nikhil Nanda currently is the Managing Director of the Escorts Group.
Escorts Group is the leading manufacturing company for tractors and construction equipment. The company has its headquarters at Faridabad, Haryana. The company has its marketing operations in almost 40 countries of the world.
The funeral of Rajan Nanda held at the Nanda House, Lodhi Road in New Delhi. Apart from Aishwarya and Abhishek, the Kapoor family was also present at the funeral. Ritu Nanda’s brothers, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor were also present. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, daughter of Rishi Kapoor and Nitu Kapoor, was also present in the funeral. Riddhima’s husband, Bharat Sahni is also a relative of the Nanda family. Boney Kapoor also came to pay his last respects to the business veteran.
Amitabh Bachchan, who is now in Bulgaria, shooting for the movie ‘Brahmastra’, is also flying down to India to be with the family for a while.
The last rites were performed by Nikhil Nanda and Agastya Nanda, son of Nikhil and Shweta Nanda.