Veteran filmmaker J Om Prakash, who made famous films like Aap Ki Kasam, Arpan, and Aandhi died at the age of 93.
He breathed his last breath in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.
J Omprakash was cremated at 12:30 pm at the cremation ground at Parle (West).
Film industry veterans, including Amitabh, Abhishek, bid him farewell.
Omprakash’s daughter Pinky is married to Rakesh Roshan and Hrithik Roshan is his grandson.
Actor Deepak Parashar gave this information on social media. Deepak shared a picture on Twitter and wrote- Mr. J Om Prakash died a few hours ago. This is sad news. Now he will be with my maternal uncle Mr. Mohan Kumar in heaven. His contribution is like a gift for Indian cinema! I took this picture a few months ago when I went to see them! om Shanti!
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 ! Took this pic few months ago when went to see him ! Om Shanti ! pic.twitter.com/rRuODYcQ2Z
— Deepak Parashar (@dparasherdp) August 7, 2019
Made films like ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ and ‘Aakhir Kyun’
Born on 24th January 1927, Om Prakash was a well-known film producer and director. He made movies like Aap Ki Kasam (1974), Akhir Kyun (1985), Apnapan (1977), Asha (1980), Apna Bana Lo (1982), Arpan (1983), Aadmi Khilona Hai (1983).
Om Prakash Celebrated his 92nd birthday on 2018
Last year, Hrithik posted photos of his grandfather J Omprakash’s 92nd birthday celebrations on social media.
In these photos, the entire family including Suzanne and Hrithik’s son Rehan was seen.
Hrithik has also expressed his feelings for his grandfather while posting photos of the birthday.
Hrithik wrote, “At one time he sold his wedding ring to buy books. He studied under the streetlights and traveled the industry. Over 22 films including ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ earned him fame. Today he is 92 years old. He is my teacher.”
T 3251 – 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 .. 🙏
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 7, 2019