Last rites of Om Puri held

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Mumbai, Jan 6: 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.

Mumbai: Nandita Puri, wife and son Ishaan Puri of Om Puri at the funeral of his husband in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017.Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Nandita Puri, wife and son Ishaan Puri of Om Puri at the funeral of his husband in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017.Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Actress Sarika at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Actress Sarika at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Lyricist Javed Akhtar at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Lyricist Javed Akhtar at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan at the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: People participate at the last rites of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: People participate at the last rites of actor Om Puri in Mumbai on Jan 6, 2017. Om Puri who passed away after a massive heart attack. (Photo: IANS)