The 66 years old Indian Actor Om Puri has been passed away due to a severe heart attack today early in the morning. A close associate of the seasoned actor Om Puri and the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association (IMPPA)’s vice president shared the sad news via Twitter at 8:35 am.Ashoke Pandit informed public saying ‘ sad and shocked after knowing that versatile, great actor Om Puri Jee has been expired early in the morning due to a heart attack today. #Rip.’
Om Puri was a great artist who had born on 18th of October 1950 in Ambala Punjab India. He had worked in commercial mainstream Indian, American and British movies. He also worked in art films and independent films.
Om Puri The Great Artist Death
He won many times awards as Filmfare awards for Best supporting actor for the movie Aakrosh. Two times, once in 1981 and the other in 1983 he won National Film Award for the best actor in 29th of National Film Awards for Arohan, and in 31st Nation Film Awards for Ardh Satya. He won Karlovy Vary International Film Festival as Best Actor for Ardh Satya. Later he won Brussels International Film Festival as Best Actor for My Son the Fanatic. Film Fare lifetime achievement award and another lifetime achievement award from International Film Festival of Prayag.
Grand Prix Special des Amériques Montréal World Film Festival of his exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art. Honorary Officer of Order of British Empire for services to The British Film Industry. He also won Indian fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in 1990. He nominated many times for Filmfare awards.
Om Puri Bollywood Famous Projects
His big projects are Aadupuliyattam, Ghayal Once Again, Uvaa, Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho, Chapekar Brothers, Dirty Politics, Dabangg, Action Replayy, Don 2: the King is Back, Agneepath, Chaar Din Ki Chandni, Don: The Chase Begins Again, Hera Pheri, Farz.
Om Puri Hollywood Famous Projects
In his prominent English movies Wolf, My Son the Fanatic, the Ghost and the Darkness, Such a Long Journey, East is East, The Mystic Masseur, The Parole Officer, Code 46, Charlie Wilson’s War, West is West, Viceroy’s House. He has just made his Pakistan Film debut in 2016 in Actor in Law.
Mahesh Bhatt recalling the moments with Om Puri tweets:
‘Goodbye, Om! With you, a part of me goes today. How can I forget the passionate moments in the night we spent together?’