Om Puri passed away on Thursday evening. The veteran actor from Bollywood was healthy and returned from the shoot on Thursday evening. However, his driver raised an alarm when the knocks went unanswered on Friday morning.
His close friend Ashok Pandit confirmed the news that Om Puri has died on Thursday evening. The real cause of the death has not been revealed. However, the talented actor who made huge contributions towards the Indian cinema has left much mourning in Bollywood.
He was born in Ambala, Haryana in 1950. He has worked in numerous movies and won many awards. He has acted in many international projects as well. He was considered as one of the best actors in Indian Cinema and one of the versatile as well. He recently came in a controversy after he commented some offensive comments against the soldiers in Television Debate. However, he later apologized for the same. Initial reports have suggested the actor might have had a massive Heart Attack.
Om Puri passed away at his residence in Mumbai but his tremendous treasure of work will be there at the Bollywood forever. Here are the tweets mourning his death.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 6, 2017
I have known #OmPuri for d last 43yrs. For me he’ll always b a great actor, a kind & generous man. And that is how world shud remember him.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) January 6, 2017
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 6, 2017
RIP Om Puri
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