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Amitabh Bachchan attends prayer meet of Rajan Nanda, see pics

Amitabh Bachchan was present for the prayer meet of businessman Rajan Nanda, who died on Sunday. Also present were Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Ridhima Kapoor Sahni, Neetu Singh, designer Sandeep Khosla and Shweta’s son, Agatsya Nanda.

bollywood Updated: Aug 08, 2018 17:05 IST
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Shweta Bachchan Nanda,Ridhima Kapoor Sahni,Neetu Singh
Amitabh Bachchan flew in from the shooting of Brahmastra to attend Rajan Nanda’s prayer meet.(Viral Bhayani)

The Bachchan, Kapoor and Nanda families gathered on Tuesday at the prayer meet for Rajan Nanda, the Chairman and Managing Director of Escorts Limited. Nanda died on Sunday and his funeral took place on Monday afternoon.

Spotted at the meet were Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Randhir Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor. Also present were Nanda’s daughter-in-law Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Ridhima Kapoor Sahni, Neetu Singh, designer Sandeep Khosla and Shweta’s son, Agatsya Nanda.

Shweta Bachchan Nanda and her son, Agatsya. (Viral Bhayani)

Sandeep Khosla and Karisma Kapoor at the prayer meet. (Viral Bhayani)

The 76-year-old businessman was the father of Nikhil Nanda, Shweta’s husband. He was also married to Raj Kapoor’s eldest daughter, Ritu. Rishi Kapoor’s daughter Ridhima Kapoor Sahni paid tribute to him on Instagram. “You were & will always be a legend! Thank you for all the love always - will miss you so much uncle - until we meet again...”

While Amitabh was not seen at Monday’s funeral, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were present, as were Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Ridhima Kapoor Sahni.

Escorts Group MD Nikhil Nanda and Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan attend the funeral of Escorts Group, CMD Rajan Nanda, at Nanda House in New Delhi on Monday, August 06, 2018. According to a company statement, Rajan Nanda (76) passed away yesterday after a brief illness. (PTI)

Upon hearing the news Amitabh immediately flew back from Bulgaria, where he was shooting for Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. “The messages of condolences are greatly and humbly acknowledged,” he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

First Published: Aug 07, 2018 18:18 IST