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Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s speech at Ritu Nanda’s prayer meet has gone viral on social media. The prayer meeting for the daughter of iconic filmmaker Raj Kapoor and Shweta Bachchan’s mother-in-law was held over the weekend. Ritu Nanda had passed away last week at the age of 71.
Members of the Nanda, Kapoor and Bachchan families gathered to pay their last respects at her prayer meet. During the prayer meeting, Big B gave an emotional speech which is making rounds on social media. In his emotional speech Amitabh Bachchan spoke about Ritu being an ideal daughter, mother, sister and mother in law.
As Big B delivered his speech, wife Jaya and Shweta can be seen wiping away their tears.
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Condolence Meet Part1: An ode to Ritu Nanda ji, the entrepreneur daughter of the legend Raj Kapoor, mother in law of Shweta Bachchan Nanda. Words are not enough to pay tribute to this dynamic lady. Heartfelt condolences to the family and prayers for the departed soul. It was overwhelming for me to sing, with moist eyes and heavy Hearts of almost everyone in the gathering, who was present while bidding a farewell to the Legend's daughter. You will always be remembered. "Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan Iske Siva Jaana Kahan"
Besides, the senior Bachhan, the prayer meeting was attended by wife Jaya and their children Shweta and Abhishek. Also, his grandchildren Navya and Agastya were seen there. Apart from them, Ritu’s brothers Rishi and Randhir Kapoor were also present at the ceremony with their wives Neetu and Babita Kapoor, respectively.
Actor Rishi Kapoor too spoke at the ceremony. He said that two weeks from now, his sister would have had her 51st anniversary with his late brother-in-law Rajan Nanda.
Amitabh Bachchan had recently written an emotional post mourning Ritu’s demise on his blog. He wrote, “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..!!”.