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Indian actor who has appeared in Bollywood films such as Arohan as well as Hollywood films such as Gandhi. He is the recipient of India’s fourth-most important civilian award, the Padma Shri Award.
He attended the Film and Television Institute of India.
He played the role of Shiva in the 2005 drama film The Hangman.
How did Om Puri die?
On 6 January 2017, Puri died at the age of 66, after having a heart attack at his residence in Andheri, Mumbai.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||68 years|
|Birthday||October 18, 1948|
|Death date||January 6, 2017|
|Place of death||Andheri, India|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"We have filmmakers who make films with some kind of responsibility and take cinema seriously like Shyam Benegal, Govind Nihalani, Prakash Jha. But now these people also take stars... Without stars they cannot work."Om Puri
"Actors are just soldiers who follow commands."Om Puri
"I have been in the film industry for 35 years, and everyone, including the spot-boys, will vouch for my character."Om Puri
"Parallel cinema has not made an effort to communicate in a language the other person understands."Om Puri
"I feel even old people can do a nice love story, but here we don't make that kind of films. In the West, such films are being made and they make a nice romance, which is more like compassion."Om Puri