Ritu Nanda

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Ritu Nanda
Ritu Kapoor

(1948-10-30)30 October 1948
Died14 January 2020(2020-01-14) (aged 71)
OccupationChief Executive Officer
Spouse(s)Rajan Nanda (m. 1969, his death)
Children2 (including Nikhil Nanda)
Parent(s)Raj Kapoor
Krishna Kapoor
RelativesSee Kapoor family

Ritu Nanda (née Kapoor; 30 October 1948 – 14 January 2020) was an Indian businesswoman and insurance advisor.[1] She was the chairwoman and chief executive officer of Ritu Nanda Insurance Services (RNIS). Nanda was initially managing a household appliances manufacturing business Nikitasha which got closed due to poor growth. She was the recipient of the Brand and the Best Insurance Advisor of the Decade awards from the Life Insurance Corporation of India, the largest life insurance company of India.

Nanda entered the Guinness Book of Records for selling 17,000 pension policies in a single day. She also managed companies like Escolife and Rimari Corporate art services.

Personal life[edit]

Nanda was the daughter of actor-director Raj Kapoor and his wife, Krishna. She was born in Mumbai on 30 October 1948. Her grandfather was actor Prithviraj Kapoor, and maternal uncles are actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath. Actor Prem Chopra is her uncle-by-marriage. Her brothers, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, are film actors. She also has a sister, Rima Jain. Film actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are her nieces, while actor Ranbir Kapoor is her nephew.

Nanda was married to Rajan Nanda, an industrialist of India. She has two children, a son Nikhil Nanda, and a daughter Natasha Nanda. She was battling cancer[2][3]


  1. ^ "You make your own happiness. It is a state of mind". Indian Express. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Cancer Treatment: India vs Abroad". Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.news18.com/news/movies/shweta-nandas-mother-in-law-ritu-nanda-passes-away-akanksha-puri-fights-with-co-star-2458175.html

Further reading[edit]

  • The Voyage To Excellence (ISBN 81-223-0904-6) by Nichinta Amarnath, Debashish Ghosh and Amrita C Samaddar