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Om Puri: A Bollywood Actor’s Personal Details and FAQ


Om Prakash Puri, an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films, starred in several international cinema. One of the finest actors in Indian cinema, he is widely regarded. In 1990, he won two National Film Awards for Best Actor, two Filmfare Awards and India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri. In 2004, Om Puri was made an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

He is known for his roles in films like Aakrosh (1980), Arohan (1982), Ardh Satya (1983), television films like Sadgati (1981) and Tamas (1987), light-hearted roles in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) and Chachi 420 (1997) and several mainstream commercial films throughout his career.

He collaborated with director Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani on various projects. Puri also appeared in non-Indian productions in the United States, as well as Pakistan and Britain.

He received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his appearance in the comedy drama East Is East in 1999.

NameOm Puri
Date of Birth18 October 1950,
Died6 January 2017 (aged 66)
Birth PlaceAmbala, India
EducationFilm and Television Institute of India
National School of Drama
ParentsRajesh Puri  (father)
Tara Devi (mother)
DebutChor Chor Chhupja (1975)
SpouseSeema Kapoor (m. 1991; div. 1991)​
Nandita Puri (m. 1993; div. 2013)
HonoursPadma Shri (1990)

Here we have some FAQs about Om Puri:

2. What is Om Puri’s height?

Om Puri’s height is 1.70 m.

3. What are some of Om Puri’s most famous movies?

Some of Om Puri’s most famous movies include Arohan (1983), Ardh Satya (1983), Ghayal (1990).

4. When Om Puri was born?

Om Puri was born on 18 October 1950,

5. Where Om Puri was born?

Om Puri was born in Ambala, India India.

6. When was Om Puri Died?

Om Puri died on 6 January 2017.

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