Rajan Nanda (born in 1942 – died Aug 5, 2018) was an Indian Business, Chairman of Escorts Group, and spouse of Ritu Nanda from Fazilka, Punjab. He is famously known to be the father-in-law of Shweta Bachchan Nanda (Amitabh Bachchan’s Daughter).
Furthermore, the 76-year-old industrialist passed away on the 5th of August 2018, in Gurgaon. He was suffering from some health issues due to which he died.
The information about his demise was given by Amitabh Bachchan on his Twitter account. He wrote “My relative Mr. Rajan Nanda, Nikhil’s father, and father-in-law of Shweta passed away. Leaving for India.”
He was shooting for his next movie “Brahmastra” in Bulgaria. In addition, Shweta married Rajan’s son Nikhil Nanda. The couple is the parents of two children Navya Naveli Nanda (daughter) and Agastya Nanda (aka Agstya Nanda, son).
Moreover, Rajan was also related to the Kapoor family of Bollywood. His wife Ritu Nanda, is the daughter of legendary actor Raj Kapoor. Many actors paid tribute to him on their social media accounts.
Early Life, Parents, Spouse & Children
Ritu Nanda’s spouse, Rajan Nanda was born in 1942 (age 76 years, as in 2018) in Fazilka, Punjab, India. His father “Har Prasad Nanda” started Escorts Group in 1948.
The company headquarters is in Faridabad, Haryana, India. Furthermore, Rajan’s mother was a Homemaker.
Rajan married his wife “Ritu Nanda” who is an insurance agent. The couple has two children together i.e. Nikhil Nanda (Son) and Natasha Nanda (Daughter). Moreover, the Bollywood veteran Raj Kapoor was his father-in-law.
Rajan Nanda Net worth: Rs. 3,443 Crores Indian Rupees
In 1965, when he was 23-year-old, Rajan joined his father’s business. The Escorts Group Company is a tractor and construction equipment maker company. It was founded by H.P. Nanda is 1948.
He remained the chairman of the company until 1994. After he stepped down, Rajan was appointed as Chairman and managing director of the company. Therefore, the estimated Net worth of Rajan Nanda is Rs. 3,443 Crores Indian Rupees ($500 million US dollars) in 2018.
Nanda family also has many businesses around India and the world. Medanta Hospital was owned by them and it was named Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre. But later they sold to Fortis in Rs. 5.85 billion.
They also run cellular services in Haryana, Kerala, and west Uttar Pradesh. They tried their hands in many businesses but tractor making is their main business.
Some Interesting Facts about Rajan Nanda
|Wiki & Bio|
|Full Birth Name||Rajan Nanda.|
|Famous For||1. Chairman of Escorts Group.
2. Father-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan's Daughter Shweta Bachchan.
3. Recently died due to health issues.
|Age||Seventy-Six (76) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Death||August 5, 2018.|
|Birthplace||Fazilka, Punjab, India.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||N/A|
|Current Residence||New Delhi, India.|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Har Prasad Nanda.
Mother: Will update.
|Children||1. Nikhil Nanda (Son).
2. Natasha Nanda (Daughter).
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Dilip Kumar.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Dishes||Indian Food.|
|Net worth||3,443 Crores Indian Rupees (As in 2018).|
- Ritu Nanda’s husband died in Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon due to health issues.
- He has two grandchildren named Navya and Agastya.
- Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, and Rajiv Kapoor are his brother-in-law.
- Rishi Kapoor and Ridhima Sahni Kapoor (daughter of Rishi Kapoor) also tweeted and paid tribute to him.
- He was born in a Punjabi middle-class family.