Hrithik Roshan’s Grandfather, Filmmaker J Om Prakash, Passes Away At 93

Bollywood filmmaker and Hrithik Roshan’s maternal grandad J Om Prakash left for his heavenly abode on Wednesday morning

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Hrithik Roshan’s Grandfather, Filmmaker J Om Prakash, Passes Away At 93
Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather J Om Prakash passed away on Wednesday morning. Bollywood woke up to yet another unfortunate news of the filmmaker’s loss this morning, just as the entire nation was still processing the sad demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Hrithik Roshan shared a great bond with his grandfather and was extremely close to him. J Om Prakash was 93 when he breathed his last. He was best known for directing films like Aap Ki Kasam,  Apnapan, Aadmi Khilona, Apna Bana Lo. He 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.

Actor Deepak Parashar confirmed the news of J Om Prakash’s death and  took to his Twitter handle to share the news. He wrote, ‘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!’


J Om Prakash’s  daughter, Pinky, is married to director-producer Rakesh Roshan, actor Hrithik’s dad. Hrithik would often share about his granddad in interviews. Recently, during his film Super 30 promotions, Hrithik had revealed that his nana is his super teacher. He had tweeted, "#MySuperTeacher - My Nana who I lovingly call Deda, for the lessons he has taught me at every stage of my life, which I share with my kids now. And Dr Oza, my speech therapist as a child, who taught me to accept my weakness and helped me overcome my fear of stammer."

May his soul rest in peace. He will always be remembered for his contribution to the Hindi cinema.

Image Source: Twitter/iHrithik/dparasherdp
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