Filmmaker J Om Prakash passed into the ages on Wednesday morning. He was 92.
His final rites were performed by his grandson Hrithik Roshan and son-in-law Rakesh Roshan at Pawan Hans, in the western suburb of Mumbai.
J Om Prakash had directed successful films like Aap Ki Kasam (1974), Aakhir Kyon? (1985), Apnapan (1977), Aasha (1980), Apna Bana Lo (1982), Arpan (1983) and Aadmi Khilona Hai (1993).
He had also produced hits like Aas Ka Panchhi (1961), Ayee Milan Ki Bela (1964), Aaye Din Bahar Ke (1966), Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke (1969) and Aankhon Aankhon Mein (1972).
His family, colleagues and friends made sure to attend the funeral.
Hrithik and his father Rakesh Roshan perform the final rites.
Hrithik's sons, Hridhaan and...
Deepak Parshar, in the stripped kurta, tweeted his condolences: 'My dearest uncle "Mr J Om Prakash" passed away about an hour ago. So saddened as he joins his friend, my Mamaji “Mr Mohan Kumar “in heaven ! Their contributions to Indian cinema is a gift they left behind for us !'
Sussanne Khan's sister, Farah Ali Khan.
Sussanne's parents, Zarine and Sanjay Khan.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, 'J Om Prakash ji Producer Director of eminence, passed away this morning... A kind gentle affable being ... my neighbor, Hrithik's grandfather... sad! Prayers for his soul...'
Aalim Hakim, left.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar