Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri, whose repertoire as an actor reflected a rare realism, died here early on Friday after a heart attack, triggering nationwide outpouring of condolences from top leaders, fans and the film fraternity. The widely celebrated Om Puri, 66, was found dead at his Andheri West residence, told a family friend. He is survived by his son Ishaan, whom he had with former wife Nandita Puri. The sudden demise of one of India's most talented actors stunned the film industry. A National School of Drama alumnus, Om Puri also featured in movies like "Dharavi" and "Mirch Masala" and explored the comedy genre with "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", "Chachi 420", "Hera Pheri", "Malamaal Weekly" and more. Many of the top Bollywood celebrities attended his funeral in Mumbai. Bollywood actor Om Puri wife Nandita Puri during the funeral of actor Om Puri in Mumbai. (IMAGE: SOLARIS)
Om Puri's son Ishaan Puri performing last rites.
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan during the funeral of actor Om Puri.
Bollywood actor Vidya Balan during the funeral
Amitabh Bachchan arrived at the funeral. (IMAGE: ANI)
Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor with son Kunal Kapoor during the funeral of actor
Bollywood lyricist Javed Akthar with wife and actor Shabana Azmi
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (IMAGE: ANI)