Ranjan Nanda, one of the most celebrated businessmen of all times, passes away in Delhi on Monday, August 6. From 1994, he was the Managing Director of Escorts Limited, He is also the father-in-law of Bollywood's most celebrated actor's daughter, Shweta Bachchan. Since he was one of the eldest and respected names in the industry, many people have taken to the micro-blogging website, Twitter to pay their respects and condolences to his death. Early Monday morning, he was reported brain dead at a hospital in Gurgaon. The business Industry and the Bollywood world, are extremely shocked by his sudden demise. Taking to the photo-sharing app, Instagram many bid him goodbye. One of the first ones to do that was Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, who is also Nikhil Nanda and Nitasha Nanda's cousin.
The photograph has been captioned as " You were are & will always remain a legend! Thank you for all the love always - will miss you so much uncle - until we meet again RIP uncle Rajan"
Here is her Instagram post!
Taking to Twitter, Rajnish Sharma, the director of ESCORTS Group Chairman also expressed his emotions by drafting a tweet which said 'Dear FB and Twitter friends, I need to share a very sad news. Our ESCORTS Group Chairman Shri Rajan Nanda is no more. An era comes to an end. May his blessed soul rest in peace. — feeling sad.”Kalyani Saha Chawla, who is close to the family posted on Twitter, “So very sad to hear the passing away of Rajan Nanda. A great husband , father and grandfather , one of India’s greatest industrialists and a keen listener and advisor. Will miss you, rest in peace'
Here is the tweet!
Shaken by the loss, many of the Bollywood celebrities also took to social media to pay their respects to the businessman.
Late Ranjan Nanda has a wife and two children-Nikhil and Natasha Nanda. Nikhil is married to Bollywood town's most celebrated actor Amitabh Bachchan's daughter, Shweta Bachchan. Shweta's husband is also the Managing Director of Escorts Limited. The group of companies is an Indian engineering company that operates in the sectors of agri-machinery, construction, material-handling equipment and railway equipment.
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