Long serving actor Om Puri took his last breath today. He was 66 years old and died with a sudden heart attack. Bollywood was in total shock to hear the news, so as the nation.
Om puri made his debut in Bollywood with the Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwa in 1976. Ardh Satya became one of the most important film of Om Puri’s career, and he won the National award for the best actor for his role. Later, Puri was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 1990.
Om Puri has done more than 200 films, including many Hollywood movies, and he is also the recipient of BAFTA award for the best actor. Mirzya was his last major movie.
We have compiled some of the most witty and wise dialogues from Om Puri’s filmography-
From working in a Chai dhaba as a 6 years old kid, and later becoming one of the India’s Iconic and finest actor, Om Puri was destined to become big. His work will remain in our hearts forever.