Legendary Actor Om Puri Passes Away

The actor suffered a massive heart attack

Posted on 06/01/2017 By

Om Puri, the legendary Indian actor, who had not only made a mark in the Indian film industry but also international films, a recipient of Padma Shri, Puri along with his peers like Nasseruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and late Smita Patil was amongst the handful, who were instrumental in giving the Indian Art Films segment a niche above its contemporaries in the early 80s.

Legendary Actor Om Puri Passes Away - Global Fashion Street

Legendary Actor Om Puri Passes Away || Picture Src.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana in the year 1960 to a Punjabi Family and he learnt his acting skills at the National School of Drama, New Delhi where Nasseruddin Shah was his batch mate and then graduated in acting from Films and Television Institute of India. He started his career with theatre and eventually his strong acting skills helped him foray into the mainstream cinema.

He made his film debut in the Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal. He was also awarded with National Film Award for Best Actor as a Police Inspector in Ardh Satya(1982). He also got huge success working in Hindi television serials like Kakkaji Kahinn and many more.

Legendary Actor Om Puri Passes Away - Global Fashion Street

Ha has appeared in both Mainstream Indian Cinema Films as well as art films, including Marathi Cinema. He has even played comic roles in many movies and the audience loved him the way he acted and entertained them. He was also awarded with Filmfare Best Supporting Actor for many films like Aakrosh, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and many more.

His credits also include appearances in British and American Films. He has also received an honorary OBE, awarded by the government of United Kingdoms to individuals who have performed excellent work in the field of arts, science, public services and charitable efforts.

2017 started with a very sad note for Bollywood with the death of legendary actor Om Puri, who died of a cardiac arrest early this morning. The veteran who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, a person of great talent and an artist of repute, Om Puri is no more but will always be recalled fondly by his fans all over the world.

Explore more such stories on GlobalFashionStreet.com

All the content published on www.GlobalFashionStreet.com original and true to the best of my knowledge, including the photographs, which are either clicked by our team of photographers or sourced from the owner, in either case, the pictures carry photo-courtesy details. Some images due to lack of resources might have been taken from reviewers across the internet, however, due credit is given accordingly. Some of the Content post January 2023 is also AI generated through ChatGPT. Any ambiguity or mistake is purely unintentional and Global Fashion Street holds no responsibility for content from guest writers. The views expressed by our columnists and guest writers are purely their own and the editor holds no responsibility for views thus expressed. As a policy, Global Fashion Street believes in publishing only original and authentic,content and pictures. Kindly write to info@globalfashionstreet, if you have any complaint/issue regarding the content or images for this post.
The following two tabs change content below.

Team GFS

All that is exclusive and everything in vogue, Global Fashion Street brings to you stuff that you will like to see. News, Views, Reviews, Previews and Interviews; information that is not only interesting but also wholesome. Send us information on your upcoming events along with visuals at editor@gobalfashionstreet.com

Please Post Your Comments & Feedback

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *