Om Puri's Aakrosh, Ardh Satya director Govind Nihalani: 'He was forever hungry for a good role' - Firstpost

He's acknowledged as one of the acting greats in the Indian film industry. And for Om Puri — who passed away on Friday, 6 January 2017 — his big break came with filmmaker-cinematographer-screenwriter Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh(1980) followed by Ardh ...

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles death of veteran actor Om Puri - The Indian Express

President Pranab Mukherjee, in a video message to the deceased actor Om Puri's son, Ishaan Puri, Mukherjee said, "I am sad to learn about the passing away of your father." 535. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: IANS | New Delhi ...

Om Puri, 66, Indian character actor - The Boston Globe

NEW DELHI — Noted Indian character actor Om Puri, who worked in films at home and abroad, died Friday in the western city of Mumbai. He was 66. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of leading movie stars tweeted condolence messages ...

Om Puri: An uncommon survivor's life & times - Economic Times

There is a beautifully shot Felliniesque dream sequence in Hindi film 'Dharavi' (1993). A taxi driver, who ekes out a living in a rotten slum of Mumbai, has a liberating and innocent rendezvous with a breathtaking muse who is antidote and antithesis of ...

Amitabh Bachchan: Om Puri may you remain with your ever-infectious smile - Times of India

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has mourned the death of veteran actor and theatre personality Om Puri, saying may he remain with his 'ever infectious smile'. The 66-year-old actor was found dead at his residence on Friday morning. He suffered a cardiac ...

Veteran film actor Om Puri has passed away after suffering a heart attack - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Veteran film actor Om Puri has passed away after suffering a heart attack. Puri, 66, was known for his acting in films like Ardh Satya, Aakrosh, Jane Bhi Do Yaaron, Bhavni Bhavai, Mirch Masala and Dharavi. Also Read: Om Puri's last rites ...

Naseeruddin Shah on watching Om Puri on the stage for the first time: 'He was a revelation' - Scroll.in

Puri was dazzling as a warrior in the kabuki-themed play 'Ibaragi' at the National School of Drama, says his peer and friend. Naseeruddin Shah. Published Jan 07, 2017. Naseeruddin Shah on watching Om Puri on the stage for the first time: 'He Om Puri ...

WATCH: Remembering Om Puri's legacy on and off screen - India Today

Om Puri breathed his last at the age off 66 following a heart attack on Friday morning. Soon enough, millions of Om's fans, well-wishers, followers and cinema-lovers in general plunged into sorrow as they witness one of India's all-time great actors ...

Om Puri: 'You could put him in any role and he would deliver' - DAWN.com

Om Puri has died of a heart attack at the age of 66 — a sudden loss of one of Indian cinema's most gifted actors, whose roles raged from raging intensity to side-splitting comedy. Born in Ambala and educated at the National School of Drama and the ...

Veteran actor Om Puri passes away: From Tamas to Mr. Yogi his journey on television - Times of India

1/9Veteran actor Om Puri passes away: From Tamas to Mr. Yogi his journey on television. 5. Veteran actor and Padma Shri Om Puri passed away this morning due to a heart attack. The actor was 66 years old. The actor is survived by his estranged wife ...

Veteran actor Om Puri passes away, Bollywood mourns his demise - Times of India

Veteran actor Om Puri has passed away, he was found dead at his Mumbai house on Friday morning. He was 66. As confirmed by his friends from the film fraternity+ the actor succumbed to a major heart attack. Also Read: Om Puri's last rites: Stars attend ...

Tribute: Om Puri was the angry young man of the 1980s, fearlessly facing injustice and half-truths - Scroll.in

We have lost a powerful voice that gave expression to the angst we once felt about the brutality around us. Saikat Datta. Published Jan 07, 2017. Tribute: Om Puri was the angry young man of the 1980s, fearlessly facing injustice Neo Films Associates ...

Anupam Kher: Om Puri died a lonely death, he was a great human being - Yahoo India News

Anupam Kher writes exclusively for IndiaToday.in about his first meeting with Om Puri and his time spent today at the residence of the departed actor. More. My first encounter with him was in April 1973, in my hometown Shimla. I was in the final year ...

What Led to Om Puri's Separation From His Wife Nandita - News18

Like many who were celebrated for their extraordinary talent, Om Puri had his fair share of controversies. His ugly separation from his wife, journalist and author Nandita C Puri, made headlines a few years ago. The actor's biography, 'Unlikely Hero ...

Actor's actor Om Puri redefined idea of male lead - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Om Puri, whose haunting eyes and deafening silence captured the history of violence endured by an ordinary tribal in Aakrosh (1980) and whose portrayal of an upright cop simmering with coiled rage in Ardh Satya (1983) vaulted him to the ...

In pics | Last journey: Film fraternity comes together to bid adieu to Om Puri - Hindustan Times

Bollywood actor Om Puri, well-known abroad for his character roles in many hit movies, even internationally, died aged 66 after suffering a heart attack on Friday. bollywood Updated: Jan 06, 2017 23:36 IST. Agencies. Om Puri ...

Renowned Indian actor Om Puri dies at 66 - 89.3 KPCC

Om Puri at the New York premiere of The Hundred-Foot Journey on Aug. 4, 2014. Charles Sykes/AP. 148920 full. Share. Share via Email email; Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook. Prolific Indian actor Om Puri, who for decades appeared in films ...

Raw emotions, on screen and in real life - Calcutta Telegraph

There could be no other explanation for the fairytale life and times of a pockmarked young man who walked into NSD (Delhi) and FTII (Pune), determined to be part of the glamour world where pink cheeks ruled. By the time Om Puri packed up for the last ...

Pakistan PM pays tribute to Om Puri - The Hindu

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, actors fraternity, Pakistan Hindu Council and people in general have paid rich tributes on Friday to the Bollywood actor OmPuri actor, who passed away in Mumbai, for his efforts for the normalisation of Indo-Pak ties.

I came to pick Om Puri up, but had to pick up his body: Ashoke Pandit - Hindustan Times

“I went to pick him up as we had a meeting scheduled at the American Embassy for a musical show in the US. I didn't know I would have had to pick up his body,” said film-maker and social activist Ashoke Pandit, after veteran actor Om Puri, 66, passed ...