Last rites of Om Puri held
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Veteran actor Om Puri, who died here on Friday morning, was cremated at the Oshiwara Eletrical crematorium in the presence of various Bollywood actors and filmmakers.
The body of the actor, who found dead at his residence in the morning due to cardiac attack, had been taken to the Cooper hospital for post mortem and later in the afternoon brought back to his residence for his family, relatives and admirers to pay their last respects.
The last rites were carried out by his son Ishaan in the presence of his wife Nandita Puri and close friends Ashoke Pandit and Anupam Kher as well as iconic filmmakers like Ketan Mehta, Prakash Jha, and Gobind Nihlani, actors Shabana Azmi, Shakti Kapoor, Randeep Hooda, Manoj Bajpayee and Ranbir Shorey, Farhan Akhtar and veterans Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, and Sonu Nigam.
The father son duo of Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan arrived at the last moment to condole with his family.