J Om Prakash, Hrithik Roshan's maternal grandfather passed away on August 7, 2019, due to cardiac arrest at his Mumbai residence. Many Bollywood celebrities shared their condolences by visiting the entire family. All pictures/Yogen Shah
In picture: Sussanne Khan visited J Om Prakash's residence in Juhu, Mumbai.
J Om Prakash, a veteran Bollywood filmmaker, was known for superhit dramas that started with the letter 'A'. Some of his work included Aayee Milan Ki Bela, Aaya Saawan Jhum Ke and Aap Ki Kasam in the 1970s and the 1980s. The director was 93.
Veteran journalist Indermohan Singh Pannu told IANS: "He was very active all through his career, making women-oriented films and an important functionary of the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association and other industry associations."
In picture: Rajesh Roshan was also clicked at J Om Prakash's Mumbai residence.
Did you know J Om Prakash only shot in natural light? Jeetendra, who has worked in five films with the filmmaker wrote in a guest column for mid-day: "n the course of our five films, we grew fond of each other. He used to shoot all his films in Kashmir, in the outdoors. Our families too would accompany us on the outdoor shoots. While we would shoot, our wives would play cards. Interestingly, Omji's wife [Padma Rani Om Prakash] would tell him to shoot only in natural light as she considered it lucky."
Sharing how old age struck Om J Prakash, Jeetendra, the veteran actor further added: "Over the past few years, he had become fragile. He couldn't recognise people during the last stages."
Hrithik Roshan was extremely close to his grandfather. A source close to the Super 30 actor said mid-day: "Duggu is very close to his naana (but calls him deda) and always picked up stuff for him whenever he's travelling abroad."
Sussanne Khan and Rajesh Roshan were snapped at late J Om Prakash's residence in Juhu, Mumbai. We have pictures
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