The Oscar Night was undoubtedly a memorable one for many who won it. However, it also brought a proud moment for India as late veteran actor Om Puri got honored during the scenario. He was a great actor who proved his master acting skills from Bollywood to Hollywood. He got honored during the “In Memorium” session via video montage in the 89th Oscar Awards.
Along with Om Puri, the video included ‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Bill Paxton, Bill Nunn, George Kennedy, Gene Wilder, Patty Duke, Garry Marshall, Anton Yelchin, Mary Tyler Moore, Prince, John Hurt, Nancy Reagan, Curtis Hanson. They got remembered and honored.
Om Puri did many Hollywood films like East Is East, Gandhi, City Of Joy and Wulf. Om Puri got died this year in the January due to heart-attack. He got honored through music program presented by singers like Grammy, Tony and Bareilles. Om Puri was the also the alumni of National School of Drama. He was one of the finest actors of Bollywood film industry who got recognized at the International level too.
He debuted in Hollywood with an Oscar-winning film of Richard Attenborough, Gandhi. Apart from that, he also did British movies like My Son Of Fantastic, The Payroll Officer, East Is East etc. He was also honored with National Award and Padmashree.
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