- 8-time National Award winner Manmohan Mohapatra passes away; Naveen Patnaik pays tribute
- Art icon Akbar Padamsee passes away at 91; Sangita Jindal, Sadhguru pay tribute
- Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Vidushi Savita Devi passes away at 80
- Ritu Nanda cremated in Delhi; Bachchans, Kapoors pay tribute, Abhishek consoles niece Navya
Ritu is the sister of Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. On Tuesday morning, Neetu Singh, who is married to Rishi, posted a picture on Instagram with a message: "My dearest may your soul Rest in Peace."
Riddhima Kapoor-Sahni, the daughter of Rishi and Neetu, also took to Instagram to mourn the loss of her paternal aunt or bua, calling her "the most gentle person" that she ever met .
The daughter of showman Raj Kapoor, she was also involved with Life Insurance Corporation of India and was rumoured to have made it to the Guinness Book for selling a record 17,000 pension plans in a day. She was married to Rajan Nanda, business tycoon and the chairman & Chief Managing Director of Escorts Limited, who passed away in August 2018.
Supriya Sule, the Nationalist Congress Party MP from Baramati, expressed her condolence and prayed for the family.
Deeply Saddened to hear about the demise of Ritu Nanda. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers with Natasha… https://t.co/no7fyUZ79o— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) 1578974568000
Adman Suhel Seth mourned her loss on Twitter, and paid tribute to her "generosity, compassion and elegance."
Deepest condolences to @realnikhilnanda and @earth2angel as also @chintskap and their families on the passing on of… https://t.co/1WjZHUCr1n— SUHEL SETH (@Suhelseth) 1578969968000
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The Final Goodbye
2019 has left a void in our hearts.
From Bollywood veterans and Hollywood celebrities to political stalwarts, we lost several personalities over the span of one year.
While big names like politicians Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld lost their lives after battling prolonged illnesses, others like businessman VG Siddhartha and actor Kushal Punjabi succumbed to their mental health struggles.
Here's a look at all the influential figures we bid adieu to this year, but they continue to stay in our hearts.
2 Comments on this Story
Suresh Kamath378 days ago
Great Loss to these Kapoor Khandan due to death of Ritu Nanda May God bless and guide these family Members to bear the Loss and keep them well at all times May her Soul rest in Peace
Maryam Mustan379 days ago
That is the photo of Reema Jain - not Ritu Nanda!