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PIX: Abhishek-Aishwarya attend Om Puri's prayer meet

Last updated on: January 10, 2017 17:18 IST

Acting legend Om Puri passed into the ages on January 6 at his residence in Mumbai.

His prayer service, was conducted by former wife Seema Kapoor as well as his estranged wife Nandita Puri, at two locations. While Seema held the prayer service at a gurudwara in Four Bungalows (in Andheri, a western suburb of Mumbai), Nandita organised it at the ISKCON temple in Juhu, just a few kilometers away, and it was attended by several of Om's friends from the film fraternity.


Nandita Puri and her son Ishaan pay their last respects.

Amitabh Bachchan has worked with Om Puri in several films.

Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya accompanied the Big B.

One of Om Puri's oldest friends and frequent co-star Naseeruddin Shah arrives with his wife Ratna Pathak Shah.


Pankaj Kapur and Jackie Shroff.

Prateik arrives with Calendar Girls actress Kyra Dutt.


Pankaj Kapur's wife Supriya Pathak arrives with Shubha Khote. Supriya has worked with Om Puri in quite a few films including the brilliant Mirch Masala. 

Priya Dutt also attends the prayer meet at ISKCON.

Tinnu Anand arrives with his wife Shahnaz Vahanvaty and a friend.

Tinnu has worked with Om Puri in over 10 movies, including China Gate, Ghaat, Shararat and Kyun Ho Gaya Na.

Mukesh Khanna and Prem Chopra.


Like Naseer, Shabana Azmi is also one of Om Puri's oldest friends and frequent co-star.

She arrives here with her brother Baba Azmi and his wife Tanvi Azmi.


David Dhawan has directed Om Puri in films like Chor Machaye Shor, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge and Kunwara.


Shabana and Lillete Dubey share a moment.


Rajeshwari Sachdev and Ila Arun arrive.

Sarika and Divya Dutta.

Om's first wife Seema Kapoor (center) with brother Annu Kapoor and father Madanlal Kapoor (extreme left) at the gurudwara.


Yashpal Sharma and Anup Jalota.

Mita Vashisht and Jaspinder Narula.


Pavan Malhotra, director Prakash Jha and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.


Dalip Tahil and Anang Desai.


Randhir Kapoor.


Ghazal singer Talat Aziz with his wife Bina.


Rohini Hatangady and Poonam Dhilon.


While wife Vidya Balan attended Om Puri's funeral, Siddharth Roy Kapur attended the prayer meet.

Directors Amole Gupte and Govind Nihalani also attended.

Nihalani was among Om Puri's earliest directors, who made some of his best films like Ardh Satya, Aakrosh, Tamas and Droh Kaal.


Nandita Das, Sarbani Mukherji and Pankaj Kapur's daughter Sanah Kapoor.


Gulshan Grover and Deepak Dobriyal.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar