Ex-Wives Seema Kapoor and Nandita Puri Organize Separate Prayer Meets to Honor and Pray for Om Puri
Veteran actor Om Puri’s sudden demise has shocked the entire film industry. His former wives Seema Kapoor and Nandita Puri held two separate and simultaneous prayer meets in Mumbai on January 9, 2017. The two prayer meets left the industry divided between choosing to attend one gathering over the other.
Former wife Nandita Puri and son Ishaan organized a prayer meet at the Iskon Temple in Juhu, Mumbai while Seema Kapoor along with brother Annu Kapoor organized a prayer meet at a Gurudwara in Four Bungalows, Mumbai.
The prayer meets were attended by several celebrities including Shabana Azmi, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta, Naseeruddin Shah, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Panjak Kapoor, Gulshan Grover, Nandita Das, Kabir Bedi and others.
Veteran Actor Om Puri was found dead at his apartment in Lokhandwala, Mumbai after he suffered a massive heart attack and eventually passed away in his sleep on January 6, 2017.
His body was found after building security guards and his personal dirver broke into his house after his door bell went unanswered that morning.
At the time of his death, Om Puri was working on a Marathi movie, 15 August Bhagile 26 January.
We are deeply saddened by the actor’s demise and hope that he lives on in memory through the beautiful work he did throughout his acting career.
Photo Credits: Viral Bhayani