Bollywood filmmaker J Om Prakash dies at 93

Hrithik Roshan’s grandfather filmmaker J Om Prakash passed away in Mumbai at the age of 93

The director cum producer was 93 years old and according to reports had a natural death due to old age. His daughter, Pinky, is married to filmmaker-actor, Rakesh Roshan.

"My dearest uncle Mr J Om Prakash passed away about an hour ago". Took this pic few months ago when went to see him!

A spokesperson for Hrithik said the veteran director's last rites were performed at a crematorium next to Pawan Hans, Vile Parle. "Om Shanti!" Parashar tweeted. On behalf of our team, we offer condolences to the family and pray for his soul to rest in peace.

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Arpan, Bhagwan Dada, Apnapan, Aap Ki Kasam, Aasha, Aas Paas, Aap Ke Saath, Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh, Agnee, Aadmi aur Apsara among others are the films he directed. Also recently during the promotions of Super 30, HR had revealed that his nana is his super teacher.

The filmmaker had a huge impact on superstar Hrithik Roshan's life.

Prakash was known for his collaboration with two of Hindi film industry's biggest superstars - Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra. Apart from direction, Om Prakash ji has also produced films like Aandhi, Aankhon Aankhon Mein, Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke, Aaye Din Bahar Ke, Ayee Milan Ki Bela, Aas Ka Panchhi and many more.

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