Just yesterday, we lost a gem of a person, Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. Today, we lost another renowned personality, Hrithik Roshan’s maternal grandfather J Om Prakash.

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The news of his death was announced by one of the relatives of Roshan family. Deepak Parashar shared it on his Twitter account and wrote, “My dearest uncle “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 !”

Hrithik Roshan’s Grandfather & Renowned Filmmaker J Om Prakash Passes Away
Hrithik Roshan’s Grandfather & Renowned Filmmaker J Om Prakash Passes Away

Even trade analyst Akshaye Rathi took to his Twitter account and confirmed same. He wrote, “Veteran filmmaker #JOmPrakash ji has passed away this morning. May God bless his soul & give his family the strength to cope with the loss. Condolences to @RakeshRoshan_Nji @iHrithik & everyone the family.”

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Hrithik’s fan clubs too started tweeting about it. One of his fan clubs wrote, “Our deepest condolences on the tragic demise of Mr J Om Prakash: a veteran stalwart of the industry and an adored family member of the Roshan Family. Sir you will be greatly missed. We ask for respect and privacy for the Roshan family in this time of sadness.”

The veteran filmmaker was known for films like Arpan, Bhagwan Dada, Apnapan, Aap Ki Kasam, Aasha, Aas Paas, Aap Ke Saath, Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh, Agnee, Aadmi aur Apsara.

It’s a tough time for Hrithik and his family. May his soul rest in peace.

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