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Bollywood bids farewell to Om Puri

Last updated on: January 06, 2017 11:58 IST

Veteran actor Om Puri passed away on Friday morning at his residence in Mumbai after a massive heart attack. He was 66.

The last rites were performed at the Oshiwara cemetery in suburban Mumbai the same evening. Several Bollywood celebrities turned up to pay their respects.

 

Javed Akhtar arrives for the last rites.

 

Kabir Khan makes his way to the funeral.

 

Shabana Azmi with whom Puri had acted in many films -- arrives.

 

 

Puri's estranged wife Nandita .

 

Amitabh Bachchan paid his respects to the departed actor.

 

Sudhir Mishra and Irrfan Khan.

 

Comedian Johny Lever.

 

Abhishek Bachchan made his way to the crematorium.

 

Om Puri's son Ishaanin red kurta, performs the last rites of his father.

 

Vidya Balan.

 

Pankaj Kapoor arrived with wife Supriya Pathak.

 

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor was also present.

 

Anil Kapoor.

 

Ratna Pathak with son Vivaan Shah and Heeba Shah.

 

Ila Arun worked with Om Puri in ten movies last one being West is West.

 

Shyam Benegal with daughter Pia (left) and Dolly Thakore (right).

Shyam Benegal gave Om Puri some of the best films of his career.

 

Juhi Babbar, Tabu and Satish Shah walks in. 

Tabu worked with Om Puri in Gulzar's Maachis and Satish Shah in acclaimed  movie Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron.

 

Alok Nath walks in.

 

Television host Siddharth Kak came along with wife Geeta.

 

Television actor Anang Desai worked with Om Puri in Tarpan.

 

Seema Biswas worked with him in last years Jai Ho Democracy.

 

Aarya Babbar arrived with wife Jasmine Puri.

 

Director Prakash Jha chats with Manmohan Shetty.

Prakash Jha made Chakravuyh with Om Puri.

 

Pallavi Joshi worked with Om Puri in Susman and Woh Chokri.

 

Ali Khan and Raja Murad were also present.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar