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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.

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Kabir Bedi at the prayer meet held by Nandita Puri

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.

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Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan at the Prayer meeting held by Nandita Puri

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.

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Vivaan Shah at the prayer meet held by Nandita Puri

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.

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Naseeruddin Shah at the prayer meet held by Nandita Puri

His body was found after building security guards and his personal dirver broke into his house after his door bell went unanswered that morning.

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Ratna Pathak at the prayer meet held by Nandita Puri

At the time of his death, Om Puri was working on a Marathi movie, 15 August Bhagile 26 January. 

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Shabana Azmi followed by Tanvi Azmi, arriving at Iskon Temple for the Prayer meeting held by Nandita Puri and Ishaan Puri

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Amitabh Bachchan arriving at Iskon Temple to attend prayer meeting held by Nandita Puri and son Ishaan Puri in remembrance of Om Puri
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Supriya Pathak arriving at the prayer meeting held by Nandita Puri and son Ishaan Puri
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Nandita Das heading to the prayer meet held at Iskon Temple by Nandita Puri and son Ishaan Puri
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Supriya Pathak at the prayer meet held by Seema Kapoor in remembrance of Om Puri
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Jacky Shroff at the payer meet held by Seema Kapoor
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Shabana Azmi at the prayer meet held by Seema Kapoor
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Divya Dutta at the prayer meet held by Seema Kapoor

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

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