Published On : Sat, Jan 7th, 2017

Bollywood bids adieu to its ace actor Om Puri

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Om Puri’s friends and colleagues from Bollywood reached his Andheri residence to pay their last respects to the actor.

Various Bollywood actors, who shared screen space with Puri, were present at the funeral to pay their tributes. Amitabh Bachchan was seen arriving with son Abhishek Bachchan. Shabana Azmi completely broke down at the funeral.

Vidya Balan was also spotted at the ceremony.

Farhan Akhtar was also spotted at the event.

Anupam Kher was present to pay his last respect to him former colleague.

The actor has appeared in mainstream Bollywood cinema as well as Pakistani, British and Hollywood films. The actor has received an OBE as well as Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled his death. “The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films,” PMO India tweeted.


Puri’s friends in Bollywood were left shell-shocked by his death. Mahesh Bhatt tweeted: Goodbye Om! A part of me goes with you today. How can I ever forget those passionate nights we spent together talking about cinema & life ?

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