Om Puri was one of the finest actors in the Bollywood film industry. He appeared in hundreds of conventional Indian, Pakistani and Hollywood movies. He has also given his appearance in American movies. He was honored by ‘Padma Shri’ which is the fourth highest civilian award of India. It’s a great loss to the today as he died due to a heart attack on the morning of 6 January 2017 at the age of 66.
Born: 18 October 1950
Height: 1.78 Meter
Marital Status: Married (Nandita Puri), Ex-wife: Seema Kapoor
Children: Ishaan Puri
Net Worth: 20 Million Dollar (He gets 15-25 lakh rupees per film)(As per different web site report we can’t confirm)
Talking about the personal background, he was born in Ambala, Punjab. His father was a Military man. He completed his graduation from the Film and Television Institute of India. His full name is Om Prakash Puri. He married to Seema Kapoor in the year 1991 which ended soon after 8 months. Then he married to a TV journalist, Nandita Kapoor in the year 1993 but the couple is separated in 2013. The couple has one son named Ishaan Puri. On 6 January 2017, he died due to a heart attack in the early morning at his own residence, Andheri.
Being one of the famous and finest actors he has a great peak in the career with his start in a Marathi film ‘Ghashiram Kotwal’. After his brilliant performance in that movie, he acted in one of the main roles in various movies like Bhavni Bhavni, Sadgati, Ardh Satya, Mirch Masala and much more. He was critically acclaimed for his performances in his movies. Not only in Hindi movies, he has also acted in Marathi Films, Kannada Films, Hollywood films and made appearances in movies of other different languages. He has won several awards like Life Time Achievement Awards, Best Supporting Actor Award, National Film Award for Best Actor, Brussel International Film Festival Awards for Best Actor and much more including Padma Shri. Some of his most liked English movies are ‘The Jungle Book’, ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ and ‘A Million Rivers’. Besides that, some Hindi Movies are Narshima, Jai Jawan Jai Kissan, Dirty Politics, Gadar-Ek Perm Katha, Rang De Basanti, London Dreams, Don 2, Jai Ho, Agneepath, OMG-Oh My God and many other.