A powerful eulogy: Amitabh Bachchan mourns Ritu Nanda’s demise in blog post, calls her ‘ideal in-law’

Nanda passed away early on Tuesday in New Delhi after a long battle with cancer.

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In a blog post titled day 4330(i), the thespian wrote a powerful eulogy for late Ritu Nanda.
Bollywood’s ‘Shehnshah’, Amitabh Bachchan wrote a heartfelt blog post mourning the demise of Ritu Nanda, the mother-in-law of the veteran actor’s daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda.

In a blog post titled day 4330(i), the thespian wrote a powerful eulogy for late Ritu Nanda.

"An ideal daughter, an ideal sister, an ideal wife, an ideal Mother, an ideal in-law, an ideal Mother-in-Law, and an ideal friend.. has left us for good in a distance we cannot cover.. for now..!!" wrote Big B in his blog.


He further expressed: "The rites are over.. to ashes they have been reduced.. a crowded hall in the home filled with the close-knitted relatives and dear friends, embrace break down, hold hands, hold.."

In one of the lines, Senior Bachchan compared Nanda to ‘a bird building her little nest’ whose voice cannot be heard anymore. “The command the control the authority , suddenly absent ..”, wrote the megastar.

Bachchan ended the blog post on a sombre note, writing “.. the unknown unseen curse of life , known it shall happen, yet the expectation of belief, that it shall never happen to us …”
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Ritu Nanda, entrepreneur and daughter of late Bollywood actor and film-maker Raj Kapoor, passed away early on Tuesday in New Delhi after a long battle with cancer. She was 71.

Kapoors, Bachchans Bid Tearful Goodbye To Ritu Nanda
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Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda, had been battling cancer.

Bollywood's Kapoors and Bachchans flew down to Delhi to join the Nandas for her last rites that were held in the city.

In Pic (Clockwise from top left): Nikhil, Natasha and Agstya Nanda, Rishi and Riddhima Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan with niece Navya, Big B at the funeral.

Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda, had been battling ca..
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Ritu Nanda is survived by son Nikhil and daughter Nitasha. Nikhil married Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta in 1997, and the couple have two children - Navya and Agstya. Abhishek Bachchan, who also joined the family at the funeral, was seen consoling his teary-eyed niece and nephew.

In Pic (L to R): Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Nikhil Nanda, Agstya, Abhishek Bachchan and Navya Naveli Nanda.

Ritu Nanda is survived by son Nikhil and daughter Nitasha. Nikhil married Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta in 1997, and the couple have two children - Navya and Agstya. Abhishek Bachchan, who also..
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Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Randhir Kapoor were teary eyed as they bid farewell to their sister.

The '102 Not Out' actor, who underwent treatment for cancer in New York last year, wore a pollution mask as he accompanied his family for the funeral.

Rishi Kapoor, Rima Jain and Randhir Kapoor were teary eyed as they bid farewell to their sister.The '102 Not Out' actor, who underwent treatment for cancer in New York last year, wore a pollution mas..
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Amitabh Bachchan, who had shared the news of Nanda's demise on his blog, saying, "My ‘samdhan’ Ritu Nanda, Shweta’s Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 Am .. cannot communicate .. travelling", also attended her last rites in the city. The 77-year-old actor beat Delhi's winter and stayed warm in a beige down jacket.

Daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan also joined the family in New Delhi.

Amitabh Bachchan, who had shared the news of Nanda's demise on his blog, saying, "My ‘samdhan’ Ritu Nanda, Shweta’s Mother in Law passed away suddenly at 1.15 Am .. cannot communicate .. travelling",..
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Rima Jain's son Armaan, who recently had a roka ceremony with Anissa Malhotra, also flew to Delhi for his aunt's funeral. The 29-year-old is reportedly set to tie the knot this year.

In Pic: Jain in a conversation with Bachchan Jr.

Rima Jain's son Armaan, who recently had a roka ceremony with Anissa Malhotra, also flew to Delhi for his aunt's funeral. The 29-year-old is reportedly set to tie the knot this year.In Pic: Jain in a..
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