Om Puri’s death saddens the whole country. He Passed away at 66 due to a heart attack. His contribution to the Indian Cinema will never be forgotten.
From Washing cups at the age of six to a millionaire, here are some lesser known facts about Om Puri we bet you didn’t know.
1) Bollywood Actor Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri were classmates in the National School of Drama and have been friends for more than 40 years.
2) He’s received many awards including the prestigious PadmaShri.
3) Om Puri is an ardent supporter of Narendra Modi. He has even criticized Sonia Gandhi for making her son Rahul as the PM Candidate.
4) The Veteran Actor reportedly has assets over $20 Million.
5) Puri made his first debut in 1976 with a Marathi movie “Ghashiram Kotwal.”
6) Puri has also worked in a Pakistani film “Actor in Law.”
7) He didn’t have a pleasant childhood, At the age of six he washed tea cups on the roadside to make a living.
8) He’s even worked in many Hollywood and British films like My Son The Fanatic; East Is East and The Parole Officer.
We will Miss You Puri Saab.