Bollywood filmmaker and actor Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather, J Om Prakash breathed his last on Wednesday morning in Mumbai. Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn took to their social media profiles and mourned the demise of veteran filmmaker and producer.
Filmmaker and producer J Om Prakash was 93 years old and has been struggling with ailing health for a long time.
Thespian Amitabh Bachchan just took to his social media and wrote, “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”
J Om Prakash is Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather – the late filmmaker’s daughter Pinky Roshan is married to Rakesh Roshan.
Ajay Devgn wrote, “Om Prakash ji you will be missed and remembered forever. Your contributions to Indian cinema is a gift left behind for all of us! My deepest condolences and prayers to the family…@iHrithik @RakeshRoshan_N”
The veteran filmmaker had films like Aap Ki Kasam, Aakhir Kyon?, Apna Bana Lo, Apnapan, Aasha, Arpan, Aadmi Khilona Hai. He also is known for producing box office hit films like Ayee Milan Ki Bela, Aas Ka Panchhi, Aaye Din Bahar Ke), Aankhon Aankhon Mein, Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke and Aakhir Kyun to his credit.
J Om Prakash served as the President of the Film Federation of India from 1995-1996.