Abhishek, Amitabh, Farhan Akhtar at Om Puri’s funeral
Bollywood gathered at the Oshiwara crematorium to bid final adieu to the most versatile and talented actor of Bollywood, Om Puri who passed away at his residence on Friday morning at the age of 66.
Om Puri’s funeral saw many film fraternities including Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Shakti Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Anupam Kher and Satish Kaushik, Neelima Azmi, Nagesh Kukunoor also arrived to pay their last respect. Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Sonu Sood were among others who gathered at Om Puri’s funeral. Anil Kapoor was the last to arrive.
Two times National award winner, Om Puri’s Bollywood career span over four decades. We will always be remembered for his masterpiece like Aakrosh, Ardh Satya, Paar, Mirch Masala, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Drohkaal, Gupt and East is East.Close friend of the talented actor and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit confirmed the demise of Om Puri. He tweeted# "Omji suffered from a massive heart attack today morning”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his condolence “The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films,” PMO India tweeted.