Veteran actor Om Puri’s sudden death had put the whole industry in a shock. It was unbelievable that one of the finest and versatile actors is not amongst them anymore. Undoubtedly, Bollywood lost one of the talented actors. On January 9, Bollywood celebrities paid last respect to the actor at the prayer meet held at Iskcon Temple Mumbai.
Amitabh Bachchan was spotted with his son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Others who were seen attending the prayer meet were Prem Chopra, Pankaj Kapur, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Dilip Tahil, Kabir Bedi, Prakash Jha, Naseeruddin Shah with his family, Gulshan Grover, Mini Mathur, Prasoon Joshi, Poonam Dhillon, Vipul Shah, Govind Nihalani, Priya Dutt, Tinu Anand, Talat Aziz, Nandita Das, Deepak Dobriyal, Supriya Pathak, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Khanna, Randhir Kapoor, Kailash Kher, Tisca Chopra, David Dhawan, Anubhav Sinha, Shabana Azmi, Ashutosh Rana, Anil Sharma and Shreyas Talpade. Tom Alter, the Indian actor of American descent, was also present at the prayer meet.
Meanwhile, another prayer meet was organized at a Gurudwara in Andheri by Puri’s first wife Seema Kapoor. Celebrities including Govind Nihlani, Mita Vashisht, Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Yashpal Sharma, Pawan Malhotra, Annu Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Kulbhushan Kharbanda were among others who attended the prayer meet in the memory of late actor Om Puri at a Gurudwara.