Renowned Bollywood director and Ritik Roshan’s grandfather Jay Om Prakash passed away early Wednesday (August 7) at the age of 92. Amitabh Bachchan’s son Abhishek who came to the final scene of Om Prakash soon after receiving news of his death. Dharmendra also came. Ritik Roshan performed the funeral of grandfather.
Prakash also served as the president of the Film Federation of India from 1995 to 1996.
Condolences started to pour in for the late filmmaker on social media. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Girish Johar, Anil Sharma were the first to mourn over the loss and express their grief on Prakash’s demise.
Rizik Roshan’s wife Suzanne Khan and his family were present.
Om Prakash directed films such as ‘Aap Ki Kasam’, ‘Akhir Kyao?’, ‘Apna Ban Lau’, ‘Apnaapan’, ‘Asha’, ‘Arpan’, ‘Adami Khilona Hain’. In addition, films such as ‘Aye Milon Ki Bela’, ‘Aas Ke Panchhi’, ‘Aaye Din Khar Ke’, ‘Aankhon Aankho Main’, ‘Aya Saavan Zoom Ke’ and ‘Akhir Qi’ were produced. They had only one daughter in the offspring. Daughter Pinky Roshan is married to director-producer Rakesh Roshan. He has son Ritik Roshan and daughter Sunina Roshan.