News Veteran Actor Om Puri Passes Away, Shocked Bollywood Mourns His Demise

Veteran Actor Om Puri Passes Away, Shocked Bollywood Mourns His Demise

A shocking news coming from Bollywood this morning is, veteran actor Om Puri is no more! He died of a massive heart attack. He was 66 years old. The Bollywood is in shock right now. Raza Murad talked about this news on a private news channel. Om Puri was born on 18 October 1950 in Ambala (Haryana). He hails from a Punjabi family, his father was an army man as well as worked in Indian Railways. He started his career in 1976 from a Marathi film Ghaasiram Kotwal. He was awarded with the India’s 4th prominent citizen award “Padma Shree”. He was a student of Film and Television Insititute of India Pune. He studied from a 1973 batch with actor Naseeruddin Shah. Along with Indian films, he also worked for Pakistani, British and Hollywood films. He did commercial as well as art films.

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In 1993 he married Nandita Puri but the couple got separated in 2013. They have a son together. He got National Award for his commendable performance in 1982 for his film ‘Ardh Satya’. He portrayed a role of police inspector in that. He has also hosted many T.V programs or shows like Bharat Ek Khoj, Mr. Yogi, Jasoos Vijay, Sea Hawks etc.

Bollywood is in shock with his death. Tributes for the actor started flowing immediately after the news of demise broke. Anupam Kher, Mahesh Bhatt, Soni Razdan, Boman Irani and many take Twitter to pay their tribute and mourns on his demise.

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